In Summary
  • The public accounts committee wants multiple accounts reduced to one
  • Robert Alai accuse the defunct NMS of aiding corruption through secret operation
Nairobi County public accounts committee chairperson Mwaura Chege wants the number of bank accounts held by the Liquor Licensing Board to be reduced.
Mwaura, while addressing journalists after submitting its financial year reports, said the reduction will help in tracking down potential illegal transactions from the devolved unit.
“We have one recommendation to that we are pushing to have one bank account for Liquor Licensing Board it will help seal every loopholes for corruption and to make easy trace.” Mwaura said.
According to Mwaura, multiple accounts have been impeding the ease of tracing the financial flow.
Kilimani, an area member of the county assembly Robert Alai, also said alleged that having multiple bank accounts has always been used to hide misappropriation by those in charge.
Alai further said the Mwaura-led committee has so far won the trust of since it has always been open to scrutiny by the oversight urgency.
He mounted blams on the defunct defunct Nairobi Metropolitan Service(NMS)finance committee for operating in secrecy to aid corruption.
“The was issues when we tried to follow up on the accounts of the NMS, the operated under a web that met it almost impossible to do an oversight” Alai said.
The MCA also urged members of the public to raise alarm on to keep those in office under close scrutiny to make the devolution effective.
The two were speaking after submitting nairobi county assembly’s public account committee report to the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission headquaters.

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