EACC hunts more suspects in Sh11bn maize scam

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission North Rift Deputy Director Jackson Mue. He said they are pursuing culprits behind the maize scandal. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Cartels are said to have profited from payments made by the National Cereals and Produce Board at the expense of genuine farmers.
  • Former Agriculture Principal Secretary Richard Lesiyampe and former NCPB Managing Director Newton Terer are among those arrested and charged.

The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has intensified the hunt for more suspects in the Sh11.3 billion maize scandal.

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