In Summary
  • The three were interrogated at the Nairobi Area Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) offices and released.

  • In a statement Thursday evening, Mr Chiloba sought to absolve his assistant, saying he had requested the files in preparation for his return to work on September 14.

Police have questioned three electoral agency officials after suspended chief executive Ezra Chiloba’s personal assistant Abednego Ominde was allegedly found sneaking out 14 files from the procurement and finance departments.

Also questioned on Thursday morning was acting Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) finance director Agatha Wahome and accountant Fatma Jama.

VICTIMISED

The three were interrogated at the Nairobi Area Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) offices and released.

“The CEO’s personal assistant was on Wednesday evening caught sneaking files from the commission. The files had come from the acting director, finance. They were all at the DCI offices for questioning,” IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati told the Nation.

In a statement Thursday evening, Mr Chiloba sought to absolve his assistant, saying he had requested the files in preparation for his return to work on September 14, after a five-month compulsory leave.

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