Chinese firm demands Sh17bn over aborted JKIA deal

Kenya Airports Authority boss Jonny Andersen responds to questions from lawmakers concerning the Greenfield expansion project, at Parliament buildings on May 9, 2019. The contract was terminated. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Kenya Airports Authority Managing Director Jonny Andersen told the National Assembly that they will not pay.
  • Mvita MP Abdullswamad Nassir, raised concerns that Kenyans may have to pay billions of shillings for a grassy field.

Though taxpayers paid a Chinese firm Sh4.2 billion for no work done on a new terminal at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), they may have to fork out billions more.

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