We are broke,no money to pay public servants, Says Uhuru

President Kenyatta has now come out declaring that the country is going through an economic crisis.

While speaking during his tour in Kisii County the President urged public servants to bear with the situation as it is since the available money cannot be channelled all to salaries.

This declaration came a few days after he ordered nurses to end strike and go back to work failure to which they will be fired.

It has been noted that a number of state projects have stopped following the shortage of funds.

Members of Parliament have been crying foul following the delay of
Constituencies Development Funds four months.

The crisis is despite the expanded revenue sources even with the latest being the eight per cent fuel tax.

The government is also desperate for Ksh 2 trillion to fund the Big 4 agenda by 2022 as well as the Teachers Service Commission who require about Ksh 27 billion to to hire more teachers

“Things are headed for the worst as the debt is rising yearly,” Musyimi told the Mandera Senator Mahamud Mohamed-led committee.

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