EACC probing Mombasa County Sh1bn garbage tender scandal

A hawker displays her wares next to a heap of uncollected garbage outside a market in Mombasa Town centre. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission is probing Sh1bn garbage tender deal by Mombasa County. PHOTO | FILE

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  • The Wiper Democratic Movement secretary-general also asked the EACC to recover from Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho his officers and other private individuals who may be beneficiaries, the proceeds of the alleged irregular award.
  • Mombasa Education and Environment Executive Tendai Lewa Mtana dismissed the senator’s claims, saying he just wanted to draw attention to himself.

Investigations into an alleged Sh1 billion Mombasa County garbage tendering and procurement scandal will be concluded “very soon”, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) spokesman Yunis Aila has said.


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