Taxpayers are set to lose Sh208 million that was utilized by the federal government to buy 1,050 egg hatching machines in 2012 as they’ve change into out of date.
Youth Enterprise Improvement Fund CEO Josiah Moriasi on Thursday advised the Nationwide Meeting’s committee on Particular Funds that they’d made a decision for the hatcheries to be disposed.
The hatcheries had been to be to be issued to 5 youth teams in 210 constituencies for poultry enterprise, however ended up gathering mud in shops in Kasarani and Mombasa.
Mr Moriasi stated the fund had obtained clearance from the Treasury to dispose the machines however later the pinnacle of public service stopped the method till the merger of the three funds is full.
Mr Moriasi stated that regardless of the machines being out of date, the fund remains to be paying Sh1 million yearly storage charge to the Kasarani stadia administration.
Which means that the fund has to this point spent Sh7 million on the hatcheries which had been to empower the youth economically.
“The machines are there at Kasarani and we proceed to get invoices from the stadia administration to pay storage charge. We are going to dispose the machines even at a cheaper price,” Mr Moriasi stated.