Elgeyo Marakwet County Assembly has approved the County Budget for the financial year ending on 30th June 2021.
The approval by the County Assembly enables the County to make a public expenditure of its resources .
The County’s Budget estimates for the financial year 2020/2021 amounts to Sh5.9 billion with recurrent expenditure of Sh3.2 billion and development expenditure amounting to Sh2.6 billion.
Health and Sanitation department take the lions share of the budget amounting to Sh1.8 Billion followed by Agriculture and Irrigation department Sh855 million and Water, Lands , Environment and Climate change department amounts to Sh596 million among other departments.
The expenditures will be financed through the County resources allocation from the National Treasury, the County Local Revenue and Conditional Grants.