Thursday, May 23, 2024

David Ndii Responds To Proposed Ksh1.1 Billion for Ruto Advisors

The Chairperson of the Presidential Council of Financial Advisors, David Ndii, on Saturday, clarified the alleged exorbitant proposed allocation for President William Ruto’s advisors.

Taking to his X account, Ndii dismissed studies about a few of the proposed allocations for Ruto’s advisors with the economist terming the alleged allocations as false.

Specifically, Ndii refuted claims that advisors have been paid an leisure allowance and that they wanted bodyguards to guard them.

Ndii was compelled to answer the claims after a bit of Kenyans raised considerations in regards to the outrageous proposed allocation to authorities advisors.

Vitality CS Davis Chirchir and President Ruto’s Financial Advisor David Ndii maintain talks with Saudi Vitality Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman on January 29, 2023.


Ministry of Vitality and Petroleum

“Advisors should not paid leisure allowance,” the chief economist clarified in his response to a social media consumer.

In response to Ruto’s right-hand man, the multi-billion price range was meant to fund conferences and that his job entailed coverage improvement and implementation oversight.

“Meaning convening conferences sometimes 3 – 4 per day with 10 – 30 folks every. The largest facility in our workplace is boardrooms,” Ndii acknowledged.

The economist additionally dismissed allegations that Cupboard Secretaries have been extra useful to the president than advisors, stating that the advisors have been wiser.

“It stands to motive that we’ve got a greater concept on tips on how to implement it than ministries. We’re the imaginative and prescient carriers,” Ndii claimed.

Ndii’s response comes in opposition to the backdrop of claims of Ksh1.1 billion kitty for the president’s consultants proposed by the nationwide treasury for the 2024/2025 monetary yr.

The Ksh1.1 billion shaped a part of the Ksh5.37 billion allotted to President William Ruto’s workplace, a rise from Ksh4.03 billion churned in direction of the President’s workplace within the 2023/24 monetary yr.

The advisors are anticipated to offer concepts to assist the federal government ship its mandate to the general public.  

The Nationwide Treasury constructing in Nairobi County.


Nationwide Treasury

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