Thika Town emerges top constituency in this year’s FiRe awards

Hon. Patrick Wainana (MP Thika Town) receives fire
Thika Town Constituency has emerged the top performing constituency in Promoter Recognition for Constituency Development Fund Financial Statements.

The constituency Member of Parliament, Hon. Jungle Patrick Wainaina on Friday led his team to pick the award from the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) in this year’s Financial Reporting (FiRe) awards held in Carnivore Nairobi.

The MP said the journey has not been easy and thanked his National government constituency development fund (NG-CDF) committee for making it a reality.

“Leading among 290 Constituencies to bag the award means a job well done. However this comes with commitments and above all being honesty with the funds that we manage,” he said.

Wainaina thanked the constituents for the cooperation they offer saying that their contributions played a big role.

“This is a great achievement for Thika Town constituency residents and I will endeavor to maintain this exemplary performance,” he said.

The FiRe Award recognizes institutions from both the public and private sectors for excellence in financial reporting, fostering sound corporate governance practices, enhancing corporate social investment and environmental reporting, to enhanced accountability, transparency and integrity.

The 2019 FiRE awards theme was ‘Enhancing Corporate Value through Excellence in Financial Reporting for Cross-Border Trade and Investment Facilitation in East Africa and beyond’.

The award is jointly promoted by Public-Sector Accounting Standards Board-Kenya (PSASB), the Capital Markets Authority (CMA), the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), and the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).

 

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