INTERGOVERNMENTAL COUNTY COMMITTEE UNDERTAKES GOVERNMENT ASSET IDENTIFICATION AND VERIFICATION EXERCISE AHEAD OF TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP TO THE COUNTY
Pursuant to Section 12 of the Intergovernmental Relations Act , 2012, the Cabinet Secretary for Devolution in consultation with the Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee recently established institutional structures to facilitate the Identification, verification and transfer of assets and liabilities of the National Government relating to the devolved functions to the respective County Governments.
In implementing this, Nandi County has established an Intergovernmental County Committee responsible for Identification, verification and transfer of ownership National Government’s assets and liabilities to the county.
The Committee made up of officials from both the national and the county government will be looking into several existing government assets. Among these assets are: Land, Buildings, Motor Vehicles, Furniture and Fittings, Computer Accessories and other Electronic Devices, Biological assets, Machinery and Equipment, Projects and work in progress, Current Assets and any Liabilities.
Speaking during the Inaugural meeting for the Intergovernmental County committee, the Deputy County Commissioner for Nandi Central, George Matundura, representing the County Commissioner, said that he looking forward to the success of the exercise to enhance proper record, security and management of all the assets and liabilities by the county government.
The Deputy County Secretary, Priscilla Rono, further added that as the committee plans for a countywide Identification and verification of these assets relating to devolved units, the eventual transfer of ownership will greatly aid the county in performing it’s devolved functions for effective Service delivery.