EACC lifts lid on Sh2bn looting in Samburu County

Samburu Governor Moses Kasaine. EACC has questioned the expenditure of Sh2 billion by his adminstration. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • Mr Mbarak said investigations proved that the money was withdrawn in cash and shared amongst various officials attached to the county.

  • In other cases that were still being investigated, contractors were awarded tenders worth Sh1 billion for works that were partly done after they paid kickbacks to county officials.

  • “The commission has evidence of millions of shillings in bribes paid to various county employees by companies that awarded contracts,” it said.

Anti-corruption detectives on Wednesday raided and searched the homes of Samburu Governor Moses Kasaine in Samburu and the capital Nairobi.

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