Tangatanga rightman in Ksh 2.6 B tender scandal awarded by Jubilee

Picha inayohusianaAt the heart of an online uproar going on is the leader of the majority alleged conflict with procurement laws, which prohibit State officers from doing business with the government in a scheme that threatens to bring him down. Respected online netizens have been writing blistering comments for the entire day, accusing Aden Duale of using his position in government to advance personal interest.

According to a Nation media investigation, it has now emerged that a firm associated the leader of the majority at the National Assembly Majority has been secretly enjoying government tenders worth Sh2.6 billion over the last ten years.

Duale’s recent scandal brings into the public eye deep differences over what constitutes conflicts of interest in the government, which Kenyans say is ending the country’s infamous levels of high-level corruption and cronyism in politics.

 

The firm in the multi-billion-shilling tender mystery is Concordia Building and Civil Engineering Company Limited has been a key contractor in dozens of government projects and among the directors is Abdi Yakub Duale who shares a name with the Garissa Township MP and National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale.

Duale has however been quick to defend himself saying he knows nothing to do with the company.


The company is linked to four projects worth Sh1.9 billion and include the construction of Rural Electrification Authority (REA) storage facilities, improvement of commuter rail stations in Nairobi, construction of Garissa Town water supply systems, and the failed Mitubiri Landfill project.

 

 

 

 

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