Trans­fer de­volved roles to coun­ties, state told

The Star (Kenya) - - Politics -

Se­na­tors have told the na­tional govern­ment to trans­fer with­held de­volved func­tions to the coun­ties. Se­nate Ses­sional Com­mit­tee on De­volved Govern­ment chair­man Wil­fred Le­san said ap­peals to the Se­nate by nine coun­ties de­mand­ing trans­fer of func­tions are in line with the Con­sti­tu­tion. Nine coun­ties — Embu, Mu­rang’a, Ki­ambu, Lamu, Marsabit, Mig­ori, Nyamira, Tharaka Nithi and Saiya — want to be in charge of li­brary ser­vices, ru­ral elec­tri­fi­ca­tion, county roads and grain stor­age and im­ple­men­ta­tion of en­vi­ron­men­tal poli­cies.

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