The Division of Revenue Bill 2019 continues as yesterday the Senate debated and passed its own version in a record 40 minutes. It settled on Sh335 billion as the county equitable shareable revenue for the 2019/20 financial year. However, the national assembly has also passed it’s own version of the Revenue Bill 2019 with the county shareable revenue at Sh316.5 billion.
Governors have warn of salary delays in counties as supremacy war between the Senate and National Assembly prolongs Division of Revenue Bill row. The County Government employees have not been paid since June because of the delay in the passage of Division of Revenue Bill and County Allocation Revenue.
A video of the Nairobi County Governor, Mike Sonko has gone viral. The county boss is seen down on his knees praying for the Division of Revenue Bill 2019.