, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 21 – Twelve Governors are expected to appear before the Senate Public Accounts and Investment Committee from October 31 to explain how they spent public funds amidst revelations of massive wastage at the devolved units.
In a programme released by the watchdog team, Governors from Embu, Kisumu, Kirinyaga and Kitui will appear before it when it begins its sittings on October 31 to November 8.
Tana River, Bungoma, Nyamira, Wajir, Machakos, Kakamega, Mombasa and Kwale are the second batch of counties that are slated to defend the expenditures for the financial year 2014/2015 before the Senate watchdog team from November 12 to November 28.
The Senate Committee has directed all county executives to submit written responses and supporting documents to the specific issues to the relevant Auditor General Regional Hub and Senate Clerk.
The Senate committee has already interrogated 23 governors over concerns expressed by the Auditor-General surrounding the misappropriation of most funds allocated to counties.