Nandi County government flagship projects to get the lion’s share of the 2021-22 financial year’s budget estimate of Sh. 8.8 Billion.
Agriculture, sports and health are among the incompleted projects Governor Stephen Sang is looking forward to operationalize before the end of this financial year.
Speaking to journalists after presenting the new financial year’s budget to the members of the county assembly on Tuesday, the county Executive committee (CEC) Member for financial and physical planning Alfred Lagat said that the county targets to finish the major projects that were initiated three years ago when Governor sang assumed the office.
“Among the earmarked key projects including milk processing plant, NARIGP program, sporting and Health facilities. In this financial year we are focused to finishing economic development structures that are currently in different level of constitution,” he stated.
CPA Lagat projected that the county will receive the revenue allocation of Sh.6.8 Billion as stipulated in the new sharing formula that was passed by the senate thus Nandi is expected to gain a whopping Sh.1.5 Billion from the previous year’s allocations.
“Sh. 397 Million are allocated to NARIGP kitty under Agriculture to support the potatoes, coffee and dairy Farming that will be initiated across the county. Sh 30 Million are allocated to dairy processing plant which will be used to equip Kabiyet farmer’s dairies before the end of this year, ” he said.
Incompleted health projects including Chepterwai, Kapsabet among other facilities, Sh. 90 Million will be channeled for the equipping the structures set to be operationalized within a couples of months.