Kiambu Governor among Suspects Quizzed In Corruption Probe
23.05.2019: The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has raided several homes and offices of Kiambu County Governor Ferdinard Waititu, his family members, directors of private companies, and 10 senior employees of the government in relation to corruption allegations.
Among the allegations the Commission is investigating are:
- Irregular award of tenders valued at Kshs. 588 million to companies associated with the Governor and members of his immediate family. Preliminary investigations show that contractors paid monies to senior county officials, their companies or relatives through proxies.
- Fraudulent acquisition of public funds.
- Conflict of interest.
- Money laundering.
Commission officials recovered a number of documents during the raids that will aid investigations.