Residents raise questions over MCAs Dubai trip
Isiolo County MCAs have come under huge attack from Isiolo Public after they were spotted in Dubai in what they termed as ‘benchmarking trip’. The residents wanted to know the details of the trip and how much was spent by the County during the visit. This came in the wake of the report from the Auditor General which revealed serious anomalies from the first quarter report with Ksh. 411.17 million not appearing in the County’s budget.
One resident told NFD Dispatch the MCAs should have visited Makueni County if they wanted to learn something about health as the County is a model when it comes to effective management of the health docket. Isiolo is still grappling with so many problems in the health docket and much needs to be done.
Residents are worried that too many foreign and domestic trips will immensely affect the County’s development plan as funds ends up being spend wrongly. The residents are hoping to get a detail report on the trip, including the total amount spent and how the Assembly is planning to use the experience to improve health sector in Isiolo.