Najib Balala in Court
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Former Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala in the Chief Magistrate’s court in Malindi on Friday, December 22.

Photo credit: Alex Kalama | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The former cabinet secretary and ex-PS Gwiyo were charged with abuse of office in the construction of the Ronald Ngala Utalii College based in Kilifi County.
  • The case has been fixed for mention on December 28 when other suspects will be taking plea.
  • The two denied the charges and were released on a Sh5 million bond with a surety of similar amount or an alternative Sh1 million cash bail.
  • As if reading the signs, Balala was the first of Mr Kenyatta’s CSs to congratulate Dr Ruto when he was declared President following the August, 2022 polls.