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Kiambu Gov. Wamatangi assents to Sh. 1.2 billion supplementary budget

Kiambu Governor Kimani Wamatangi has today assented to the County Appropriation Bill, 2023 which authorises his administration to spend a further Sh. 1.2 billion supplementary budget.

Among the projects to be funded include the construction of 11 new dispensaries, renovation in Thika, Kihara, Tigoni, Igegania, Kigumo, Nyathuna Level 5 and 4 Hospitals and 11 dispensaries, upgrade of Gachororo and Karuri hospitals to level four facilities, completion of stalled Bibirioni, Thogoto, Lari and Wangige hospitals as well as purchase of equipment and pharmaceuticals and non-pharmaceutical supplies.

Sh. 100 million will be spent on a second round of bursary to needy students to be disbursed next month. Sh. 89 million will be used for the construction of new modern ECDE classrooms, as well as renovating the existing ones and dilapidated Vocational Training Centers.

A further Sh. 296 Million has been allocated to fund the construction and maintenance of roads and construction of bridges. More has also been set aside to fund water projects, agriculture, construction of stadiums, automation of revenue system and hospital management system through an Enterprise Resource Program (ERP) to enhance efficiency.

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