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Internal security allocated Ksh 36.15B in 2024/2025 budget


The State Department for Internal Security and National Administration has been allocated Ksh 36.15 billion for its FY 2024/2025 operations.

In the budget estimates read by National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Prof Njuguna Ndung’u in Parliament Thursday, the Government plans to spend Ksh 15.18 billion to equip 283 sub-county offices with modern ICT equipment.

The State Department will also spend a total of Ksh 19.57 billion on administration and support services, including establishing 26 ports of entry and exits with joint operation centres and training of 300 officers securing the country’s borders.

Other areas under this budget line include digitisation of firearms licensing records, operations of the Kenya Coast Guard Service and mitigating disasters as a result of climate change as well as security operations to curb the proliferation of illegal small arms and light weapons.

Of the Ksh 19.57 billion, the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) and the National Peacebuilding Directorate have been allocated Ksh 627 million to run peace-building and conflict resolution programmes and investigate all cases of hate speech.

The Government Chemist has been allocated a total of Ksh 541 million for scientific case analyses throughout the year.

The State Department has also been allocated Ksh 1.4 billion for policy coordination services, including the campaign against drug abuse targeting school children, teachers and parents as well as counselling services for drug abuse victims.

The Public Benefit Regulatory Authority will receive Ksh 192 million next financial year to support the registration and regulation of charitable institutions.