The Jubilee government has presented its 2017/2018 budget in parliament with infrastructure ,education and security sectors reaping big.
In the budget 75.6 billion shillings has been allocated for SGR project, Ksh. 134.9 billion for the overall development of infrastructure and ksh.30.9 billion for constituency development fund.
Treasury CS Henry Rotich has also allocated ksh.400million for disable,ksh.18.3 billion for the youth empowerment program and ksh. 0.7 million has been allocated for HIV vaccine that is yet to be introduced.
Those who earn monthly salary of Ksh. 13,000 and below will not be taxed. Meanwhile the CS has removed tax on the ungaa millers a move geared to reduce the price of flour and bread.
Here are some reactions from members of parliament and cabinet secretaries who were present at the parliament buildings during representation.