How Sh9bn Kemsa plot was nipped in the bud

EACC Chief Executive Twalib Mbarak who said the public would have lost more money had the media not exposed the Sh7.8 billion scandal.

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What you need to know:

  • MoH has failed to make public some companies that won tenders with Kemsa at the height of the pandemic.
  • Detectives are still looking for the files of 25 companies that were awarded contracts.
  • Getting details of these companies would have been easier had Kemsa and Afya House officials heeded the President’s call.

Corrupt government officials had plotted to cart away Sh9 billion from the scandal-ridden Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (Kemsa) before detectives halted the scheme.

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