In Summary
  • The case involves alleged misuse of public funds in the procurement and construction of the jetty at a cost of at least Sh2 billion.
  • DPP Noordin Haji said the prosecution of Mr Haji and five others will begin immediately.

The Director of Public Prosecutions has approved three charges against outgoing Kenya Pipeline Company Managing Director Joe Sang and five others in the case concerning the Kisumu oil jetty.

The case involves allegations of misappropriation of public funds in the KPC's procurement and construction of the jetty at a cost of at least Sh2 billion.

ABUSE

In a statement on Friday, DPP Noordin Haji approved charges of abuse of office, willful failure to follow procedures and engaging in a project without prior planning against six people.

The other five are Gloria Rabai Khafafa (Company Secretary), Vincent Korir Cheruiyot (General Manager, Supply Chain), Billy Letunya Aseka (General Manager, Infrastructure), Nicholas Gitobu (Procurent Manager) and Samuel Odoyo (General Manager, Finance).

Mr Haji said their prosecution will begin immediately.

ARRESTS

Mr Sang, Mr Khafafa, Mr Cheruiyot, Mr Gitobu and Mr Aseka was arrested earlier on Friday

Shortly after, Petroleum Principal Secretary Andrew Kamau announced that Mr Sang had been replaced with Mr Hudson Andambi.

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