News Graft purge triggers fresh succession wars in State corporations From left, Mr Joe Sang (KPC), Ken Tarus (Kenya Power) and Geoffrey Mwangi (NHIF).
Joe Sang, the outgoing managing director of KPC and five of his colleagues were Monday charged with abuse of office in connection with the loss of funds in the construction of the fuel jetty worth Sh1.96 billion, a figure the prosecution said exceeded the original budget.
As early as September 2016, five months after the appointment of Mr Joe Sang as the new managing director at KPC, Mr Rotich had written to Mr Keter about irregularities at the State firm.
Led by Nandi Governor Stephen Sang, they are seeking to take over altogether multinational tea companies’ land whose leases have expired.
- Ruto wants the Judiciary to execute its mandate without fear or favour accordance with the provisions of the law - He warned against politicising the ongoing war on corruption and by extension matters to do with independent institutions - Ruto also noted civil servants must work without any intimidation or blackmail from anyone - Ruto spoke on the day that saw Kenya Pipeline Corporation boss Sang gets arrested Deputy President William Ruto has called for fairness and equal treatment of all suspects facing corruption related cases.
Earlier, there was a scuffle at Kenya Pipeline Company managing director Joe Sang's home as DCI detectives arrested him.
The Director of Public Prosecutions has approved three charges against outgoing Kenya Pipeline Company Managing Director Joe Sang and five others in the case concerning the Kisumu oil jetty.
- Sang was arrested alongside KPC secretary Gloria Khafafa and head of procurement Vincent Cheruiyot - DCI was invited by KPC board to investigate disappearance of millions of litres of oil valued at over KSh 1.8 billion from the firm - Police said they were hunting down other suspects in the Kisumu oil jetty scandal - The arrests came a few days after Sang announced he would not seek renewal of his term which ends in April 2019 Kenya Pipeline Corporation (KPC) Managing Director Joe Sang has been arrested by officers from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
Mr Sang and his senior managers will also be charged with abuse of office for “improperly awarding tender number KPC/PU/006-047” to Southern Engineering Company at a cost of Sh1.9 billion against Sh1.4 billion, which had been approved.
Nandi governor Stephen Sang wants all multi-national tea estates surrendered to the county after the expiry of their 99-year leases.