Nairobi, March 2 -- Members of the National Assembly are once again on the spot over fictitious mileage claims, amounting to Sh61million.

Just like in the past parliaments under the current Constitution, an audit report has laid bare how lawmakers have exploited weak controls in mileage allowance claims to cumulatively earn themselves the amount.

Auditor General Nancy Gathungu in a report for the year ending June 2023 revealed how National Assembly members have claimed millions of shillings without proof that they travelled to their respective constituencies.

The only document the MPs have been presenting are the claim forms, exposing a major loophole in the mileage allowance payment.

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