Public participation meetings on the Nandi County Finance Bill ongoing in Nandi

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Some of the residents at the public participation meeting in Nandi
Some of the residents at the public participation meeting in Nandi

The public participation forum concerning the County Finance Bill 2018 is ongoing in Nandi, with Tuesday being the second day that different fora have been held, at Emgwen and Aldai constituencies, in a series of fora and public participation meetings.

The exercise, chaired by the Nandi County Finance and Budget Appropriation Committee kicked off on Monday at Chesumei and Mosop constituencies where residents turned up in large numbers to give their views concerning the bill. This is in accordance with article 196 (1)(b) of the 2010 Kenya Constitution that encourages and paves way for facilitation of public participation by the County Assembly.

Residents and stakeholders have been invited to attend other meetings that will take place in different stations. On Monday the meetings were held in Chesumei and Mosop, on Tuesday at Emgwen and Aldai, on Wednesday meetings will be held at Nandi Hills, at the Municipal Hall, and Tinderet.