EACC grills Governor Sonko on garbage tender
SEE ALSO :EACC arrests ex-deputy Auditor GeneralHe walked out of Integrity Centre at about 3.40pm. Addressing journalists, he said he had told the detectives what he knew about the matter. “We had a good chat and we explained ourselves. They were satisfied." EACC is investigating claims of corruption in the award of tenders for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 financial years. The 2017-18 tender is said to be for Sh357 million. Investigators said they are looking into procurement irregularities, misappropriation of public funds, inflated payments, fraud and conflict of interest. Detectives said they would forward their report with recommendations to the Director of Public Prosecutions for action. In July, Nairobi County Assembly Public Accounts Committee (PAC) revealed that officials at City Hall’s Environment department could not account for over Sh160 million paid to contracted garbage collectors.
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