Lawyer Mboya vindicated in Kenya Power billing fiasco

Lawyer Apollo Mboya leaves Milimani Law Courts after the hearing of the case he filed against Kenya Power. PHOTO | PAUL WAWERU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Kenya Power had buried its head in the sand regarding how leaky transformers and expensive services increase power bills.
  • Mboya filed a class action suit against the electricity distributor in January for abusing its monopoly by inflating power bills.

After leading a relentless fight for openness in electricity billing, Nairobi lawyer Apollo Mboya would be forgiven for feeling vindicated after 20 Kenya Power managers were charged in court over contracts for transformers, labour and transport.

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