Treasury CS Henry Rotich Presents Self To DCI Following Arrest Order by  DPP

Treasury CS Henry Rotich Presents Self To DCI Following Arrest Order by DPP

BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,22ND JULY,2019– Moments after the director of public prosecution Noordin Haji ordered his arrest over the Arror and Kimwarer dams,Treasury CS  Henry Rotich has surrendered himself  to the directorate of criminal investigation (DCI).

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji,addressed journalists early today and gave the order, after months of investigations that caused political turmoil  in the country.

According to the DPP,  procurement rules were flouted and circumvented in the award of the projects to CMC di Ravenna, leading to loss of billions of taxpayers’ money.

“Upon investigations by the DCI, it was established that the conception, procurement and payment process for the Arror and Kimwarer Dam projects in Elgeyo Marakwet County were riddled with massive illegalities,” he said.

The investigations established that government officials flouted all procurement rules and abused their oath of office to ensure the scheme went through.” DPP Haji added

Others also on the list of those to be  arrested are  Dr Susan Koech PS East Africa Community, David Kipchumba Kimosop MD Kerio Valley Development Authority, Kennedy Nyakundi (National Treasury) and Jackson Njau Kinyanjui.

Inspector General of State Corporations Titus Muriithi, KVDA head of supply chain William Kipkemboi, Paul Serem (manager, engineering services), Francis Chepkonga , Samuel Kimutai , David Juma, Patrick Kiptoo, Elizabeth Kebenei and Esther Kiror of the tendering committee are also set to be arrested.

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