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Aisha Jumwa: I am Worth Kshs. 100 Million

by Mustafa Juma

 Cabinet Secretary nominee for Public Service and Gender Aisha Jumwa has revealed her net worth.

Appearing before National Assembly committee on appointments Tuesday afternoon, the former Malindi MP revealed that she is worth Kshs. 100 million.

She told the committee members that her current source of income is her pension from Parliament.

Jumwa who is facing hurdles in a journey to the Cabinet Secretary post over graft and murder charges that have been staring at her.

However, she was handed a major reprieve after DPP Haji applied to withdraw graft charges against her.

Aisha Jumwa murder charges

On Tuesday just hours before she was vetted, she breathed a sigh of relief again as she likely to be turned into a prosecution witness in the murder case.

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She has been facing the charges before Mombasa High Court for two years.

Ms Jumwa asked the Director of Public  Prosecutions Noordin Haji to consider reviewing the case with a view of converting her into a state witness.
Through her lawyer Jared Magolo , the Public Service nominee told Justice Ann Onginjo that after taking the evidence of three witnesses, it is clear that the suspect should serve the state as a witness.

State Counsel Vivian Kambaga told the court that the DPP has been informed that Ms Jumwa and the family of Jola Ngumbao (deceased) have been engaged in negotiations with a view of settling the matter out of court.

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DPP to consider reviewing the murder charge

The Prosecutor confirmed that they have received a letter asking the DPP to consider reviewing the murder charge against Ms Jumwa.

According to the prosecutor , the ODPP has received communication from the decease family that they feel that Jumwa was not armed during the incident , did not shoot and , therefore was not a principal offender.

She is accused of killing Mr Ngumbao in 2019 during campaigns for Ganda Ward by-election. She is accused jointly with her aide Geoffrey Okuto. At least three witnesses have testified in their case.

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