NYS paid 11 firms Sh1.3bn in suspect deals, probe shows

What you need to know:

  • The conspiracy to defraud the Government, and the taxpayer, was much broader and targeted the theft of Sh3.5 billion released in a supplementary Budget.
  • The companies were barely two months old, had no prior dealings with NYS, were not pre-qualified, were dealing in goods and services for which they were not officially registered and were all owned by Ms Kabura.

The National Youth Service scandal was worse — a lot worse — than initially thought, the auditor-general has found out.

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