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Kenya: EACC List of Corruption

Cabinet Secretaries implicated in corruption

Lands Ministry CS Charity Ngilu:

EACC claims Ngilu colluded with Evason Waitiki who is owner of a disputed 930-acre piece of land in Likoni by inflating the actual price of the land by KES 110 000 000 to be purchased by government for settlement of over 10 000 squatters. Ngilu allegedly targeted to get a kickback of KES 65 000 000 from the sale of the land while a remaining KES 45 000 000 was to be shared among other interested parties in the transaction. She is also linked to allegations of fraudulent land ownership along Statehouse road. The EACC’s investigation in the matter is ongoing.

Transport Ministry CS Michael Kamau:

Kamau is allegedly involved in various roads tender award manipulation cases, for example, he allegedly inflated the Standard Gauge Railway consultancy fees involving billions of Kenya shillings.

Agriculture Ministry CS Felix Koskei:

Koskei is allegedly linked to seceretly allocating permits to some sugar importers without observing open tendering and against the COMESA rule as required by the law. He is also linked to allegations of conflict of interest and abuse of office, intimidation and bribery demands from parastatal heads.

Energy Ministry CS Davis Chirchir:

Chirchir is alleged to be perpetrating corruption in the ministry’s tenders and procurement process. He is implicated in an attempt to influence award of a Kenya Pipeline Company tender worth USD 500 million to SINOPEC firm instead of ZAKHEM. EACC claims the tender was meant to corruptly yield USD 15 million which was to be shared between Chirchir and Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko.

Labor Ministry CS Kazungu Kambi:

Kambi is allegedly linked in corruption deals at NSSF where he strongly supported the NSSF Tassia II project despite clear indications that the Board of Trustees did not approve the project’s revised cost estimate of KES 5 053 billion from KES 3 304 billion as required by the procurement laws.

Principal Secretary Transport Nduva Muli:

Muli is allegedly linked to irregular disposal of Kenya Railways properties in Nairobi and other cities in the country in addition to influencing procurement process. He is also allegedly involved in irregular award of SGR tender to a Chinese company.

Principal Secretary Water James Teko

Principal Secretary Mining Patrick Omutia

Governors implicated in corruption

Nairobi County Governor Evans Kidero

Narok County Governor Samuel Tunai

Machakos County Governor Alfred Mutua

Homa Bay County Governor Hezron Awiti

Turkana County Governor Josephat Nanok

Mombasa County Governor Hassan Joho

Kilifi County Governor Amason Kingi

Isiolo County Governor Godana Doyo

Migori County Governor Okoth Obado

Bomet County Governor Isaac Ruto

Garissa County Governor Nadhif Jama

Marsabit County Governor Yatani Kanacho

Meru County Governor Peter Munya

Other County Officials implicated in corruption

Nairobi County Secretary Lilian Ndegwa

Trans-Nzoia County Secretary Sifuna Wakofula

Trans-Nzoia County Assembly Speaker David Sifuna

Makueni County Assembly Speaker Stephen Mutunga

Makueni County Secretary Rael Muthoka

Former Kiambu County Assembly Speaker Nick Ndichu

Machakos County Secretary Francis Mwaka

Kisumu County Assembly Speaker Anne Atieno

Elgeyo Marakwet County Assembly Speaker Albert Kochei

Isiolo County Secretary Ibrahim Wako

Embu County Secretary Laura Kariuki

Mandera County Secretary Okash Adan

Wajir County Secretary Abdullahi Sheikh

Senators implicated in corruption

Machakos County Senator Johnstone Muthama

Siaya Senator James Orengo

MPs implicated in corruption

Ganze MP Peter Shehe

Lamu West MP, Julius Ndegwa

Nandi Hills MP, Alfred Keter

Nominated MP, Sonia Birdi

Mt. Elgon MP, John Serut

Kitutu Chache MP, Richard Onyonka

Parliamentary committees implicated in corruption

Public Accounts Committee members

The Agriculture committee members

Judiciary officials implicated in corruption

Former Chief Registrar, Gladys Shollei

Former Deputy Chief Registrar, Shollei Kakai


Other State officials implicated in corruption

Secretary to Cabinet Francis Kimemia

National Police Service Commission Chairman Johnstone Kavuludi:

EACC claims Kavuludi is linked to financial impropriety, misappropriation, abuse of office and that he made various foreign trips without accounting for money spent.

Auditor General Edward Ouko:

Ouko allegedly defrauded the World Bank, fraudulent budget more than double costs to the tune of KES 500 million. KENAO allegedly paid KES 100 million in advance for the purchase of audit vault through single sourcing procurement.

Former Nairobi City Mayor, George Aladwa

Former Prime Minister’s Chief of staff Caroli Omondi

Former PS Ministry of Information Bitange Ndemo:

Ndemo allegedly involved in irregularities in procurement of Konza Ranch, and other eight accused persons.

IEBC Chief Executive Officer James Oswago

IEBC Deputy CEO Wilson Shollei

IEBC Director of Finance Edward Karisa

IEBC Head of Procurement Willie Kamanga

Former IIEC senior officials

Parastatal heads implicated in corruption

Geothermal Development Company MD Silas Simiyu

Nzoia Sugar Company MD Francis Oyatsi

NSSF Managing Trustee Richard Langat

Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) CEO Paul Wasanga

National Water Conservation and Pipeline Corporation acting CEO Evans Ngibuini


Export Processing Authority (EPZ) former CEO Richard Mutule

FKF Secretary General Sam Nyamweya

Kenya Meat Commission former Managing Commissioner Ibrahim Isaac

Kenya Airports Authority MD Lucy Mbugua

Kenya Pipeline Corporation MD Charles Tonui

Mumias Sugar Company former MD Peter Kebati

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