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Governors, Senators, MCAs March To Supreme Court Over Revenue

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A section of governors, Senators, and Members of the County Assembly today marched to the Supreme Court to file a petition seeking an advisory opinion from the court on the division of revenue stalemate.

The governors led by Council of Governors Chair Wycliffe Oparanya marched from Intercontinental to the Supreme Court where they want to get advice on how revenue should be shared.

Treasury this year reduced the equitable allocation of revenue to counties to Sh310 billion against a recommendation of Sh335.7 billion by the Commission on Revenue Allocation.

According to the COG, they are seeking a Supreme Court advisory on legal issues arising from the Division on Revenue Bill 2019/2020.

Yesterday seven governors and three MPs accused the national government of schemes to kill devolution and vowed to defend the system.

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