But out of the Sh13 billion budget, Sh9 billion will go towards recurrent expenditure with development getting only Sh4 billion. The county government has allocated Sh3.2 billion towards the health sector but a big chunk of the money will go towards recurrent expenditure which has been allocated Sh2.9 billion with a paltry Sh251 million going towards development.
The water and sanitation department was allocated a paltry Sh433 million. The agriculture and fisheries sector was allocated only Sh486 million with Sh245 million going towards recurrent expenditure. An Old Town resident, Mr Hassan Mohammed, said the county needs to install water storage facilities to curb shortage.