Private audit firms 'covering up rot in State agencies'

Mvita MP Abdulswamad Nassir addresses a press conference on April 8, 2018 regarding corruption in the government. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Mr Nassir singled out the case of Kenya Power which was given a clean bill of health by private auditors only for top managers of the state corporation to be later arrested.
  • The office of the Auditor-General is by law allowed to engage the services of private firms to help it in the audit of some parastatals on its behalf.

A parliamentary committee has raised questions over possible collusion between top managements of profitable parastatals under the Ministry of Energy with private auditors hired to check their books.

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