Ksh. 206 Million, Lost In Sonko’s Office

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Governors  Mike Sonko’s administration is unable to account for  sh 206 million shilings as captured in the auditor general  report financial year 2017/2018 report.

According to the report the  cash was withdrawn through imprest system managed by the county government of Nairobi.

‘’County executive withdrew cash totaling to sh 206,385,752 for unspecified payments which were not supported  by appropriated authority and documentation ..,’’ the report reads in part.

Appearing before  Nairobi County Assembly PAC  Commitee, Chief officer finance Halkano Waqo could not produce the response or supporting documents on how the 206 million public  money was spent.

‘‘We had prepared the response but Chairman its huge we could not bring it,’’He told the committee.

PAC chairman Wilfred Odalo however, was forced to adjourn the sitting until Wednesday 10am where he requested the finance office to avail all supporting documents and cashier who was in charge at the time money was withdrawn.

According to auditors  they are still scrutinizing the back statements and the amount could balloon to sh 459 million .

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