Bungoma’s Sh10,000 per jerrycan supplier was paid in single day

Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati addresses the press at the county's head office on April 11, 2020, on claims of the purchase of 600 20-litre jerrycans at Sh10,000. PHOTO | BRIAN OJAMAA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The suppliers include a shadowy firm that supplied 600 handwashing jerrycans, which Governor Wycliffe Wangamati claimed were “donated” but could not name the alleged donors.

  • On March 18, nine cheques of Sh776,223 each were drawn from the county’s account at Kenya Commercial Bank, according to investigations by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

Fresh details have emerged on the suspected multi-million-shilling scandal that has rocked Covid-19 fight in Bungoma County.

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