In Summary
  • Mr Nyoro said some of the issues that need to be probed include the controversial rehabilitation programme dubbed Kaa sober.
  • Mr Waititu has denied knowledge of the abnormal expenditures and blamed it on his detractors.
  • But his deputy told him to take responsibility for the mess in his government.

Kiambu Deputy Governor James Nyoro has accused his boss, Governor Ferdinand Waititu, of presiding over a corrupt and an incompetent administration that has been allegedly milking the county treasury dry.

Mr Nyoro said further said that Mr Waititu is running a county as a one-man show, and told him to top politicising the audit report, which put him in the spotlight last week, with the help of “outsiders” and instead wait for a special audit ordered by the Senate to clear him.

The deputy governor said the issues being raised are “grave”.

KAA SOBER

According to Mr Nyoro, some of the issues that need to be probed include the controversial rehabilitation programme dubbed Kaa sober, which was gobbling up Sh2 million daily without the approval of the county assembly, an alleged illegal transfer of grants amounting to over Sh1 billion shillings and stalled projects.

“Let’s wait for a special audit to empirically provide evidence for the issues that we are talking about including the stalled projects, Kaa sober and World Bank money. Let’s not politicise the issue,” Mr Nyoro said during an interview on Citizen TV Monday morning.

The Senate County Public Accounts and Investment Committee on Thursday last week ordered the Auditor-General to conduct a special audit on the financial accounts of the Kiambu County government and report back in 45 days.

SPECIAL AUDIT

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