A section of legislators from Western Kenya region have vowed to oppose the budget proposal in parliament saying it was unfriendly to the common man.
The legislators led by Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula cited the proposed increment on money transfer charges and other basic commodities saying it will hurt majority of law income earners.
The National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich on Thursday read the 2018/19 budget proposal.
The budget will then be presented to the parliament for approval before its implementation.
However the financial proposal might be headed for turbulence in Parliament if threats by a section of Western Kenya MPS are anything to go by.
Wetangula described the budget proposal as unnecessary baggage to the already over burdened citizen, citing taxation on a number basic commodities.
The leaders while claiming a big percentage of the budget allocation ends up in corrupt hands, called for harsher penalties on corrupt individuals.
Speaking separately in Embu, Embu Diocese Catholic Bishop Paul Kariuki called for quarterly audits on all government agencies as a step towards the fight against corruption.
The Bishop however supported the move by the government to carry out lifestyle audit on all public servants.