Resolve the Bad Blood between National and County Governments – D.Governor urges Uhuru

Busia Deputy Governor  Kizito Wangalwa  wants the frosty relations between the National and County Governments  resolved  to allow wananchi benefit from  fruits of devolution.
The DG said the third annual devolution conference   in Meru which MPs and majority of Senators skip was a pointer that all was not well with the two levels of government.
Speaking after touring the Busia Stand, Wangalwa urged President Uhuru Kenyatta  to have a programmatic  way of  resolving the current bad  blood between the  two levels of government.
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He said  some  officers at the National Government had vested interest with  money meant for  counties  kept at the Ministry of Health. ”While health services are fully devolved, the National Government  is handling the maternal health care fund  instead of  county governments.
Agriculture is also fully devolved  but the National Government is still  keeping fertilizer in Nairobi.  Counties need  to have autonomy of all  devolved functions ,” he said.
Among the dignitaries who toured Busia stand on Thursday includes, Uasin  Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago , Siaya Governor Cornell Rasanga,  Controller of Budget Agnes Odhiambo and Busia County Executive Committee member for health Dr Maurice Siminyu.
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