Ondari Ogega | Nation Media Group

Kemsa boss links Kagwe to Covid tender scandal

What you need to know:

  • Mr Manjari told a joint Senate committee of health and Covid-19 that he would occasionally receive phone calls and text messages from either Mr Kagwe or Ms Mochache on issues related to procurement of Covid-19-related materials.
  • Mr Gitura told MPs on Thursday that Kemsa received a letter dated April 15 signed by PS Mochache with details on how to go about the procurement.

Suspended Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (Kemsa) chief executive officer Jonah Manjari on Friday directly linked Health CS Mutahi Kagwe and PS Susan Mochache to the multibillion-shilling Covid-19 scandal.