Impunity reigned at IEBC in tenders scam whose 'theft was beyond the imaginable'

IEBC officials inspect ballot papers for governor, woman representative and senator positions at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on July 18. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The tenders were inflated or duplicated and materials arrived long after the elections.

  • There were firms that enjoyed inexplicable privilege from the outset while almost all financial deals had whiff of fraud.

  • Apart from the controversy-strewn contracts for KIEMS and ballot papers, almost all other financial deals had a tint of fraud.

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission went flat out to award contracts to certain firms, against all legal and regulatory challenges, to the loss of the taxpayer.

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