Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has summoned ex-Kasarani MP Elizabeth Ongoro and 18 others in a Sh48 million Kasarani Girls High School graft probe.
DPP Noordin Haji has approved the prosecution of the suspects after an in-depth investigations by the anti-graft commission.
The commission established that the award of the contract for the construction of the school was awarded without due regard to the procurement laws, the school does not exist and that payments were made to different individuals and companies associated to National Government Constituency development fund.
Already two suspects who served in the Kasarani NG-CDF tender committee have been arrested over the ghost multi-million project.
The two are former Kasarani District Development Officer Kefa Omanga Omoi and ex-Kasarani CDF Committee member Jecinta Akoth Opondi.
The anti-graft agency has directed that the former lawmaker and 18 others present themselves to sleuths at EACC’s headquarters at Integrity Center immediately.
Also to record statements include; Mwalim Rashid, Ruth Kanini Kitonyi (former Kasarani District development Officer), Silvan Onyango, Pamela Mudha, Nashon Odongo (former Nairobi provincial accountant), Claperton Ouda, Douglas Parshet, Vitalis Obunga Ogingo (former regional accountant, Nairobi), Fredinand Masha Kenga, Maricus Otieno and Peter Aming.
Others include Maurice Orongo, William Ogutu Weda, James Juma Ochieng, Peter Ongeyo, Charles Owino, John Obonyo owinga and James Miruka Dola.
They will all face nine charges of conspiracy to commit offence of corruption, misappropriation of public funds, abuse of office, engaging in a project without prior planning, unlawful acquisition of public property and willful failure to comply with the law relating to procurement.Do you have any story you would like to share? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will publish it. You can also contact us at email@example.com