Nairobi, Nov. 21 -- The Senate Finance and Budget committee has started investigating the dispute over Uasin Gishu's planned purchase of a National Bank of Kenya (NBK) building for office space.

During their fact-finding mission on Thursday, Committee members led by Nominated Senator Rose Nyamunga said they are on the ground to establish the truth of the issues raised by the petitioners.

Speaking in Eldoret, Ms Nyamunga disclosed that petitioners will know their fate within the next one month.

"The main agenda of the petition is the requisition of the NBK housing by the county government to expand space for their offices. We have gotten the sides of both the devolved unit and petitioners, we have looked at all the aspects of the matter, ...