EACC Chair announces trial over corrupt deals

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission chairperson Eliud Wabukala now says they are on the trail of  four Governors over allegedly corrupt deals worth eleven  billion shillings.

While appearing before the Senate Justice, Legal Affairs and Human Rights Committee Wabukula said the Commission has completed investigations on 6 high profile case.

The cases include corruption offences involving nine 9 former and current Governors from the counties of: Tharaka-nithi, Nairobi, Kiambu, Garissa, Samburu, Busia, Migori and Nyandarua.

The cases are now Pending in court.

Wabukula further added that the Commission is also in the process of holding 25 Billion shillings.

The amount is suspected to have been acquired through corrupt dealing by former and current governors. 

He also revealed that investigations in the KEMSA scandal are going on well.

He added that some officials will be arraigned in court soon.

However he expressed concerns on budgetary constraints at the Commission, politicization of the fight against corruption and unethical conduct to implement Chapter 6 of the Constitution.

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