Court summons Kebs MD over 'mercury fertiliser' tests

Acting Kebs Managing Director Bernard Nguyo at the NSSF building in Nairobi on January 7, 2019. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • Milimani Principal Magistrate Kennedy Cheruiyot said there was evidence that Mr Nguyo was aware of the order for him to be part of the team that would test the fertiliser in Mombasa.
  • He said accused persons, including former Kebs MD Charles Ongwae, travelled to Mombasa but Mr Nguyo and his team failed to show up.
  • The MD is required to appear in court on March 12.

A court has summoned Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) acting Managing Director Bernard Nguyo to explain why he has defied a directive on testing fertiliser alleged to contained mercury.

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