Puzzle of grand but poorly executed State projects

How power generation projects went on at OlKaria without any plan to carry it to regions that need it in Western and parts of Rift Valley may present a piece to the costly puzzle of how projects are conceptualised. A similar missing link has also been a drag on the popularity of the Standard Gauge Railway passenger train between Mombasa and Nairobi.

Another Sh3 billion plan to distribute low cost cooking gas cylinders to poor households was bungled by pathetic execution strategy and haphazard implementation.

In another waste of funds due to poor planning, multi-billion-shilling medical equipment bought to ease Kenyans’ pain and financial burden for cancer and kidney ailments continue to lie idle at public hospitals for lack of qualified personnel to operate them.

Full article: Daily Nation



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