After Weekly Citizen unearthed and exposed corruption at Bungoma women representative office Catherine Wambilianga, fresh details have emerged how the MP has been condoning high end corruption. The MP is said to be using her staff salaries to fund her personal investments in parts of Bungoma and Nairobi. The MP is also allegedly said to have put her two sisters on payroll.
Anne Wambilianga earns Sh90,000 and Sellah Wambilianga Sh105,000 respectively but interestingly, the two are said to be ghost workers. Allan Wocha, the immediate former personal assistant has also been threatened after he allegedly demanded that the MP pays him his three months salary amounting to Sh600,000. The EACC is investigating claims that Wambilianga has employed close relatives and ghost workers in his office, using office money to pay for life insurance for her sisters and two of his children at a local insurance company as well as manipulation of the payroll. According to Philip Wekesa, a human rights activist, who took the case to the anti-graft agency, a total of Sh66 million meant for civic education, sports, monitoring and evaluation and environmental conservation for three consecutive financial years have gone down the drain.