Suppliers Plan Class Action Over Sh574Bn Unpaid Bills

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Government suppliers are planning to file a class action suit over arrears owed by parastatals, ministries, counties and other State agencies; which form the bulk of the country’s more than Sh574 billion pending bills, a lobby has said.

Association of Public Sector General Suppliers says it will seek a legal interpretation on how the mounting pending bills. Which will be paid by the national government and county authorities; which will take power after the August 9 General Elections.

“The biggest worry is that most of the new governments are afraid of paying the old bills; when they come into office.

This is because they have corrupted obvious fears like there and this creates a problem for them or if they pay; they may not have money for their own projects,” APSGS secretary-general Simon Gichuki said.


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