List of 28 Officials, Including Henry Rotich to be Arrested over Arror and Kimwarer Loot

By Virginia Mwangi / July 22, 2019 | 9:18 am



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A statement has been issued by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Nordin Haji where he has ordered for the immediate arrest of the Treasury Cabinet Secretary (CS) Henry Rotich, PS Kamau Thugge, David Kimosop, and 25 other KVDA officials.

Haji, when addressing the press has reinstated that, “Nobody is above the law, no matter how powerful”.

“Upon investigations by the DCI, it was established that the conception, procurement, and payment process for the Arror and Kimwarer dam projects in Elgeyo Marakwet County was riddled with massive illegalities,” Haji revealed.

The DPP has noted that the Government officials led by CS Rotich abused their oath of office and ought to step down to pave way for prosecution.

“Evidence shows massive malpractice, the law was circumvented,” Haji noted.

List of Officials Set to be arrested on Dam Scandal

  1. Henry Kiplagat Rotich
    Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury
  2. Kamau Thugge
    Principal Secretary National Treasury
  3. Dr. Susan Jemtai Koech
    Principal Secretary, Ministry of East Africa Community
  4. David Kipchumba Kimosop
    Managing Director, Kerio Valley Development Authority (KVDA)
  5. Kennedy Nyakundi Nyachiro
    Chief Economist and Head of Europe II Division National Treasury
  6. Jackson Njau Kinyanjui
    Director Resource Mobilization Department National Treasury
  7. Titus Murithii
    Inspector-General of State Corporations
  8. Paolo Porcelli
  9. CMC di Ravenna Itinera JV Kenya
  10. CMC di Ravenna Itinera JV Italy
  11. William Kipkemboi Maina
    Head of Supply Chain Management (KVDA)
  12. Paul Kipkoech Serem
    Manager Engineering Services (KVDA)
  13. Francis Chepkonga Kipkech
    Tender Committee
  14. Samuel Kimutai Koskei
    Tender Committee
  15. David Juma Onyango
    Tender Committee
  16. Patrick Kiptoo
    Tender Committee
  17. Elizabeth Kebenei
    Tender Committee
  18. Esther Jepchirchir Kiror
    Tender Committee
  19. Moses Kipchumba
    Ad hoc Technical and Financial Evaluation Committee Team 2
  20. Eng. Nelson Korir
    Ad hoc Technical and Financial Evaluation Committee Team 2
  21. Eng. Isaac M. Kiiru
    Ad hoc Technical and Financial Evaluation Committee Team 2
  22. Eng. Patrick Kipsang
    Ad hoc Technical and Financial Evaluation Committee Team 2
  23. Fredrick Towett
    Ad hoc Technical and Financial Evaluation Committee Team 2
  24. Jotham Rutto
    Ad hoc Technical and Financial Evaluation Committee Team 2
  25. Charity Muui
    Ad hoc Technical and Financial Evaluation Committee Team 2
  26. Geoffrey Mwangi Wahungu
    CEO, National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
  27. David Walunya Ongare
    National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
  28. Boniface Mamboleo Lengisho
    National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Offenses Requiring Arrest of the 28 Officials Mentioned in the Dam Scandal

  • Conspiracy to defraud
  • Willful failure to comply with guideline and procedures of procurement
  • Engaging in a project without prior planning
  • Abuse of office
  • Fraudulent acquisition of public property
  • Committing an offense of financial misconduct
  • Knowingly giving a misleading document to Principal
  • Willful neglect to perform official duties







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