Laikipia Targets Ksh One Billion in Revenues

Laikipia Governor Ndiritu Muriithi

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The County of Laikipia targets  Ksh one billion in revenues in the 2020/21 financial year .

In the just concluded financial year,Laikipia  generated the highest ever own source revenue of Ksh.840 million .

The county managed to maintain an upward trajectory from the Ksh.730 million collected the previous year .

Although  the collection fell short of the set target of Ksh one billion by over Ksh 166 million.

The performance is  attributed to an enhanced mapping of revenue streams, digitization of revenue collections and expansion of the tax base.

However, the County still plans on hitting the Ksh.1 billion mark in revenues in the current financial year.

Regional Deputy Director of Audit  Peter Gitonga commended the county for her   efforts in implementing recommendations from the office ahead of the release of the report for the year ended June 30, 2021.

  He said during the launch of the Laikipia annual revenue report.

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