Budget slashed by Sh386b as Coronavirus pandemic bites

Key government departments are staring at huge budget cuts of up to Sh386 billion in the current financial year, attributed to effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, in what is projected to be a tough year for Kenyans.The National Assembly’s budget has been revised by Sh4 billion from 39.2 billion to Sh35 billion.The Judiciary has lost Sh1 billion, from Sh19.2 billion to Sh18 billion while the Executive has lost more than Sh250 billion.President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big Four Agenda has suffered a huge deduction from Sh232 billion down to Sh126.5 billion.

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