In Summary
  • The Kisumu Land Task Force Committee says that the county government, led by Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o, is owed more than Sh15 billion in land rates.
  • The defaulters are required to clear their arrears by December 21.
  • The late vice-president, registered as Ajuma Oginga Odinga, Sh7,774,099, while Dr Oginga Sh295,743.
  • Also in the list is former Cabinet Minister Peter Oloo Aringo, who owes Sh447 million as per the current records.

Kenya’s first Vice-President Jaramogi Oginga Odinga and his son Dr Oburu Oginga are among top land rate defaulters in Kisumu County.

The Kisumu Land Task Force Committee says that the county government, led by Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o, is owed more than Sh15 billion in land rates.

581 DEFAULTERS

On Saturday, committee Secretary Nicholas Migot confirmed that the late vice-president, registered as Ajuma Oginga Odinga; Dr Oginga and Catholic Church Archbishop Zacheus Okoth were in the list.

The names were in a published list of 581 defaulters, that is of companies and individuals.

The list was published in a local daily by Kisumu County Secretary Dr Olang’o Onudi. It says that Ajuma Oginga Odinga, the owner of Kisumu Bloc 12/222, owes the county Sh7,774,099 and Dr Oginga Sh295,743. Dr Oginga’s land is marked as Kisumu Bloc 7/509.

The archbishop is listed as the owner of Kisumu Bloc 10/86, with arrears of Sh1,771,933.

Also in the list is former Cabinet Minister Peter Oloo Aringo, who owes Sh447 million as per the current records.

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