MP pocketed over Sh300m for ‘helping’ Italian firm win multi-billion-shilling project

What you need to know:

  • Lamu West MP Stanley Muiruri Muthama, a director of Stansha Ltd, is believed to have pocketed nearly Sh330 million as “consultancy fee” for enabling the cash-strapped Italian construction conglomerate CMC di Ravenna to win the tender to build the stalled Itare Dam in Kuresoi, Nakuru County.

  • The company also won tenders to build the Arror and Kimwarer dams in Elgeyo-Marakwet County, which have been mired in controversy

An MP could have been paid more than Sh300 million to facilitate a troubled Italian construction firm to win a lucrative Sh29 billion tender to build a dam at the centre of criminal investigations, a confidential document seen by the Sunday Nation shows.

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