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Speaker Muturi, Lusaka agree to a 30% pay cut

National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi and Senate counterpart Kenneth Lusaka have agreed to take a 30% pay cut.

Speaking to the press, the two Speakers agreed to take the pay cut for the next three months.

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They attributed the decision to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s address to the nation confirming that he and his Deputy will take an 80% pay cut.

Lusaka continued by saying the decision was an individual thing for the better good of the country.

In the meantime, Members of Parliament are consulting on taking pay cuts too.

The Senate is expected to meet next week and from their onwards, they will be meeting once a week.

Other senior government officials to have their salaries cut include the Cabinet Secretaries, CAS, and Permanent Secretaries.

Berryl Achieng
Kenyan news interests me a lot but I also keep tabs on other news making headlines in Africa and around the world.


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