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Petroleum Cabinet secretary John Munyes told Parliament that construction of the oil jetty was in fulfillment of a presidential directive following a request from the East African Community Heads of State Summit.
Petroleum CS John Munyes has defended suspended Kenya Pipeline CEO Joe Sang saying the government did not lose money in the Kisumu Oil Jetty project.
Petroleum and Mining CS John Munyes (centre) at a past press briefing.
“The board will deliberate on these issues early next week and make a decision on who will be acting MD.” Petroleum secretary John Munyes had, however, told a press conference in Nairobi an hour earlier that the board asked Mr Sang to go on leave until January.
Petroleum and Mining Cabinet Secretary John Munyes did not face the Senate Energy committee as expected on Thursday, for questioning on the oil spill and other scandals that the Kenya Pipeline Company is facing.
Senators want Energy and Petroleum CS John Munyes to explain financial misappropriation at the Kenya Pipeline Company.
The Senate Energy committee has summoned Petroleum and Mining Cabinet Secretary John Munyes as he did not appear on Wednesday for questioning on the Sh2.5 billion oil spill scandal at the Kenya Pipeline Company.
Today the National Assembly committee on energy is scheduled to meet the oil marketing companies, Energy and Petroleum CS John Munyes and KPC MD Joe Sang’ regarding the push and pull over the loss.
The Petroleum docket has since been moved to the Mining ministry headed by Cabinet Secretary John Munyes.