THE EACC PRESENTS REPORTS ON CORRUPTION RISK ASSESSMENTS FOR KERICHO AND KISII COUNTIES
The Commission presented its reports on Corruption Risk Assessments (CRAs) of the systems, policies, procedures and practices of work at the County Executive and County Assembly of Kericho and Kisii Counties. The Corruption Risk Assessments which were carried out between 30th November and 4th December 2015 were conducted in line with EACC''s mandate as stipulated in Section 11 1(g) of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Act, 2011 which states that the Commission shall:
1. Advise on its own initiative, any person on any matter within its functions ; and 2. Subject to Article 31 of the Constitution, monitor the practices and procedures of public bodies to detect corrupt practices and to secure the revision of the methods of work or procedures that may be conducive to corrupt practices.
The objectives of the Corruption Risk Assessments were to:
1. Review the systems, policies, procedures and practices of the County Executive and Assembly to identify corruption prone areas; 2. Identify structural weaknesses existing in the County Executive and Assembly that can be exploited to perpetuate corrupt activities; 3. Recommend strategies for preventing corruption and enhance accountability in methods of work at the County Executive and Assembly; and 4. Prepare and disseminate a report of findings and recommendations.
The reports of the Assessments were presented to the County Governments and County Assemblies of the two Counties as follows: Kericho County
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The reports for the Kericho County Executive and County Assembly were presented to the Countys Deputy Governor H.E. Susan Kikwai, OGW and the County Assembly Speaker Hon. Japhet Mutai on behalf of their respective institutions. Kisii County
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The reports for the Kisii County Executive and County Assembly were presented to the Countys Deputy Governor H.E. Hon. Joash Maangi and the County Assembly Clerk Mr. James Nyaoga on behalf of their respective institutions.
The County Executive and Assembly in the respective Counties were asked to prepare reports which should be submitted to EACC within a period of one month from the date of the presentation of the reports. The plan will assist EACC to continuously monitor the process of implementation and to address any emerging issues.
The Commission also launched the Corruption Risk Assessment of systems, policies, procedures and practices of Homa Bay County on the 13th of September 2016. The launch took place at the Homa Bay Tourist Hotel and was attended by Countys Governor H.E. Cyprian Awiti and the County Assembly Speaker Hon. Samuel Ochillo.
The Deputy Governor for Kericho County H.E. Susan Kikwai, OGW receiving the CRA Report from the EACC Deputy CEO Technical Services Mr. Michael Mubea as the County Speaker and the Commissions Director for Preventive Services look on
Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016