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SPORTS

Over 80 companies named in Sh1.7 billion Sports Ministry scandal

SPORTS By Robert Abong'o | August 23rd 2018 | 3 min read
Sports PS Kirimi Kaberia (left), Cabinet secretary Rashid Echesa (centre) and his predecessor Hassan Wario [COURTESY]

Close to half the money allocated by the Government to the Sports Ministry to cater for the IAAF Under-18 World Youth Championship in Nairobi last year went missing.

More than 80 companies are said to have received money from the Ministry, according to a report tabled in the National Assembly by Leader of Majority Aden Duale.

The report by Auditor-General Edward Ouko has put the Sports Ministry on the spot over unaccounted monies – part of the Sh3.5 billion given out to prepare for the four-day championship.

Public Accounts Committee chair Opiyo Wandayi on Wednesday, August 23 invited Sports officials to appear and respond to issues surrounding the report.

“We have invited Sports officials to appear and respond to the latest supposed scandal. The Auditor General is raising serious issues of misappropriation. The PS will have to come with all the officers involved in procurement,” he said.

Sports PS Kirimi Kaberia [COURTESY]

Here is the list of companies named in the report:

  • Kenya Power and Lighting Company - Sh9.03 million
  •  Sarova Stanley Hotels limited - Sh132 million
  • IMG Kenya Limited - Sh70.5 million
  • Multimedia University of Kenya - 59.9 million
  • Safari Park Hotel - Sh44.3 million
  • Pewin Cabs Limited - Sh66 million
  • Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club- Sh25.3 million
  • Kasarani Sportsview Hotel limited - Sh16.8 million
  • Lakezal Enterprises limited Sh40.2 million
  • Inspector General- Sh26 million
  • Lisboa Productions- Sh21 million
  • Pumpken Engineering limited- Sh20.6 million
  • Crown Motors Group- Sh19.6 million
  • Bonfide C&F Company - Sh16.8 million
  • Aspara Enterprises - Sh16.2 million
  • AIG Kenya Insurance - Sh14.6 million
  • Wanderjoy Party World - Sh14.3 million
  • Toyota Kenya - Sh13.9 million
  • Jimmon Services - Sh13.6 million
  • Broadlink General Merchants- Sh12.5 million
  • Romany Construction- Sh12.3
  • Tripleoklaw Advocates- Sh11.8 million
  • Resjos Enterprise - Sh118.3 million
  • Oceanbays Investment and general supplies - Sh107.7 million
  • Prowatt Enterprises - Sh97.2 million
  • Newtral Enterprises Limited - Sh88.6 million
  • Terra Craft (K) Limited - Sh77.8 million
  • Muga Electrical contractors - Sh68.7 million
  • Protel Studios Limited - Sh67.5 million
  • Funan Construction Limited - Sh64.8 million
  • Prottetta Holdings Limited- Sh58.6 million
  • Walden East Africa Limited - Sh42.2 million
  • Kipawa Icon International - Sh11.6 million
  • Tana Printers and General Supplies Agencies - Sh8.3 million
  • Kenya School of Monetary Studies - Sh8.3 million
  • Winnie Wambui and Company Advocates - Sh7.8 million
  • Arimi Kimathi and Company- Sh7.6 million
  • Northern Resources Development Agencies- Sh7.5 million
  • Igman Enterprises General Supplies - Sh7.4 million
  • Spiceworks Communications Systems - Sh6.5 million
  • Reliant Office Technologies - Sh6.1 million
  • James Kilonzo - Sh5.9 million
  • Harleys Limited - Sh5.5 million
  • Mighty Tours Travel Limited - Sh11.6 million
  • Ramji Haribhai Devani Limited - Sh11.2 million
  • Parapet Cleaning Services - Sh10 million
  • Greenbelt Movement - Sh9.9 million
  •         Wilken Telecommunications- Sh2.09 million
  • Intrepid Data Systems limited- Sh2 million
  • Quicksmart Supplies- Sh1.7 million
  • Tanake Enterprises- 1.5 million
  • Kawira Women Group- Sh1.2 million
  • MFI Managed Document Solutions- Sh915,311
  • Cloudera limited - Sh5.4 million
  • Film Studios - Sh4.9 million
  • Flight Central Travel - Sh4.2 million
  • Khenephance Investment limited - Sh3.7 million
  • Vertical Dimention Engineering- Sh3.5 million
  • Kenya Red cross Society - Sh3.5 million
  • Safaricom Limited - Sh3.4 million
  • Silicon Systems - Sh2.7 million
  • Office Operations- Sh2.5 million
  • Ultimate Ridge International- Sh2.4 million
  • Marvel Africa Agencies- Sh2.3 million
  • Bestways Tours and Travel- Sh2.3 million
  • Mowlid Accessibility Consulting- Sh2.2 million
  • Bold Connect - Sh2.7 million
  • Sapphire Scents Limited- Sh2.6 million
  • Crystal Brands Communications- Sh2.6 million
  • Waydan Holdings- Sh908,930
  • Furniture Dynamics- Sh814,950
  • Francjos Enterprises- Sh738,500
  • Mwaju Electronics- Sh667,000
  • Marketserve Enterprises- Sh425,000
  • Delight Systems- Sh390,000
  • Kenya Safari Lodges and Hotel- Sh300,930
  • Nairobi Sports House- Sh294,000
  • ST John Ambulance- Sh233,000
  • Photic Global Investments and Logistics- Sh221,000
  • Go On Enterprises- Sh183,200
  • Aberdare Safari Hotels- Sh116,400

Whereas some of these companies provided required services, the report from the Auditor General questions irregularities in procurement – which were above the market rate. 

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