Investigations into the Nhif corruption scandal, for example, revealed how a clerk was able to buy dozens of houses and luxurious cars.
Mr Mbarak starts his six-year term in office at a time when top managers at the Kenya Pipeline Company, National Youth Service, National Land Commission, the National Hospital Insurance Fund (Nhif) and the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB), among others, are facing corruption charges.
Columnists Nhif still has a critical role to play despite hurdles The National Hospital Insurance Fund (Nhif) has of late attracted negative publicity owing to allegations of corruption and malfeasance involving senior executives and some board members, some of whom are already battling prosecution in court.
Of late, the National Hospital Insurance Fund (Nhif) has attracted negative publicity and harsh criticism owing to claims of corruption and misconduct against some of its senior executives and board members, among whom are battling related cases in court.
Doctors are aware that only three percent of Kenyans have medical cover other than Nhif and an estimated one million Kenyans are driven into poverty every year due to high medical costs.
This time, Wangui had registered for the National Hospital Insurance Fund (Nhif) but her bills accrued to Sh897,000 and unable to pay to secure her release, she was detained at the hospital from October 2018 to January 7, 2019.
“Students require fast-tracked treatment so that they can resume learning but it is unfortunate that many headteachers are yet to enroll their schools under the free Nhif cover programme, several months after it was launched,” he added.
Some schools still charge a medical fee of Sh500 to Sh1,000, despite students having Nhif cover.
The government provides Sh1,090 per student annually to cater for Nhif cover.
He listed the Standard Gauge Railway, tarmacking of roads, rural electrification, reform of the Nhif, and construction of TVET institutions.