Bungling NLC cost taxpayers billions in irregular payouts

Passengers arrive at the Mombasa SGR station on July 13. The NLC is on the spot over irregular payments made for SGR land.
 

Photo credit: Laban Walloga | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Covering land compensation between 2014-17, the report has disturbing details for taxpayers. 
  • Ms Gathungu notes that, of the Sh23.11 billion, Sh14.29 billion transactions were marred with irregularities. 

Gifted with the ability to hop from one scandal to another, the National Land Commission (NLC) does not disappoint when it comes to shoddy multibillion-shilling deals. In another shocking report, Auditor-General Nancy Gathungu has exposed a chaotic body that doesn’t follow the rule of law when handling public funds. 

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