Governor Sang and his deputy Yulita Cheruiyot said they will be taking a 30 percent pay cut in their March and April salaries.
“The county leadership has agreed to take pay cuts for the months of March and April with myself and the Deputy Governor taking a 30 percent cut,” said the Governor.
He further said that under the same period, other county officials will as well take a 25 percent pay cut.
“The county secretary, the county executive committee members and the chief officers will take a 25 percent cut for the same period.”
The Governor said that the money slashed from their monthly salaries will fund the newly established County Emergency Fund for fighting COVID-19.
“The resultant amount will be channelled into the Emergency Fund Account to enable us procure additional and urgently needed medical supplies and items in response to the emergency at hand,” he said.
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