In Summary
  • The governor charged with of conflict of interest and dealing with suspect property.
  • EACC has been investigating allegations of irregular procurement of a tender for the upgrading of various gravel roads to bituminous surface in Kiambu County.

Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu has Monday been charged with six counts over a Sh580 million irregular tender.

Mr Waititu has been charged alongside his wife Susan Wangari Ndung’u and eight others at the Milimani Law Courts following a recommendation by Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji last Friday.

Among the eight suspects are Kiambu County employees. Three companies have also been charged.

The governor was accused of conflict of interest and dealing with suspect property.

SURRENDER

Mr Waititu and his wife surrendered at Integrity Centre after dodging detectives for two days. Mr Waititu turned himself in at 9:30am while the wife sneaked in at 2pm. They spent the night at the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) detention.

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