County officials under fire for suspected theft of taxpayer money

The National Treasury is investigating County governments for falsifying their revenue collection figures.

This comes after an audit revealed a mismatch between government spending and cash generated.

An audit of bank statements and expenditure returns by the Controller of Budget Office revealed that spending in the past three years exceeded their total own source revenue (OSR) as well Exchequer releases from the County Revenue Fund (CRF) to operational accounts.