MPs want CDF increased to US$1million

MPs want CDF increased to US$1million

By Daniel Chigundu LEGISLATORS have called on the government to increase the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) from the current US$50 000 to at least US$1 million per year. Parliament this week adopted the CDF constitution that will see legislators begin to receive the important funds that have been talked about since 2013. Currently, treasury has availed about US$5 million from the expected US$10.5 million budgeted towards the development fund. According to a circular received by legislators, the funds will begin to trickle into the designated accounts as soon as all…

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