NGOs board boss Fazul Mahamed out to silence State critics

NGO Coordination Board Executive Director Fazul Mahamed. PHOTO | FILE |

What you need to know:

  • According to the Ombudsman’s report, Mr Mahamed was found to have been “hired on the basis of a false degree certificate purported to have been acquired from Egerton University”.
  • In the Ombudsman’s report, Mr Mahamed was also accused of victimising and intimidating staff of the board, irregular promotions and transfer of workers, mismanagement of public funds and flawed procurement.

To some Kenyans, he is the government’s hatchet man and seems to enjoy intemperate powers to silence perceived government critics.

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