Okoth Obado

Migori Governor Okoth Obado before Chief Magistrate Lawrence Mugambi at the anti-corruption courts in Nairobi on October 13, 2021 during the hearing of his graft case.

| Dennis Onsongo | Nation Media Group

Witness: Obado pocketed Sh2.6bn from county deals 

What you need to know:

  • The governor is facing multimillion-shilling graft charges alongside 10 others, including his four children.
  • Companies owned by the governor’s close associates were awarded multimillion-shilling tenders by the county government.

Migori Governor Okoth Obado allegedly pocketed Sh2.6 billion from the county government through 23 trading companies linked to his family and business associates during his first term.

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