Waititu  millions shillings traced in lawyers accounts

Waititu  millions shillings traced in lawyers accounts

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Ethics Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) investigators believe, Kiambu governor Ferdinand Waititu and members of his family withdrew millions from bank accounts and deposited on their lawyers accounts for safety.

EACC has been unable to find money on Waititu and family members accounts although multi-millions transactions having been done.

Waititu, his wife susan Wangari and the governor’s favourite daughter Dr Monica Njeri have been regular faces at EACC headquarters. They received Sh538 millions inform of kickbacks from a road contractor.

Also under investigations are Kigo Njenga (Finance executive), Faith Njeri (Chief officer), Karungo Thang’awa (youth), Mary Kamau (Health), James Maina (Planning), Joseph Kamau (Agriculture), Wilson Mburu (Trade), Joseph Ng’ang’a (Education), Margaret Ruinge (Public Admiistration) and David Kuria (Environment).

It is said, a number of those quizzed have agreed to testify against Waititu and have been co-operative. They claim, Waititu and his family run Kiambu county as a personal investments and were forced to award contractors.

Those said to be willing to testify against Waititu apart from five current CEC are former ministers Isabella Waiyaki, Joseph Murega and Jeremiah Nyori. At the centre of the storm are funds for financial year 2016/2017, 2017/2018, and 2018/2019.