7 school buses are seized for bank debt
By Kunow Abdullahi
| September 5th 2018
Seven school buses bought by the Garissa County government have been towed away by a local bank over a debt.
Former Garissa governor Nathif Jama bought seven buses for boarding secondary schools in the county in 2016.
The buses were taken away by a local bank.
Speaking during a price-giving day at Dertu Secondary School, Garissa Governor Ali Korane claimed the previous administration had bought the buses at inflated prices and that the issue was being investigated by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
Mr Korane said a new bus costs about Sh6 million, but the cost of the seven buses were inflated to Sh14 million each.
The governor also claimed that the buses were registered in the name of company that undertook the contract.
“We will discuss with the bank to ensure the buses are returned to their respective schools as soon as possible,” he said.
The institutions affected include Dertu Girls, Haji Idriss Girls, Yathrib, Saka Girls, Hulugho and Fafi Girls secondary schools.
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