KVDA boss denies involvement in the loss of the dam funds says dam under construction

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Kerio Valley Development Authority Managing Director David Kimosop has denied any links with the loss of the Ksh 63billion.

While appearing at the DCI headquarters on Kimbu road accompanied by his lawyer Katwa Kigen Mr Kimosop denied claims that the money had been stolen and no work had been done.

Additionally Kimosop claimed that there was no offence committed as he and his office can account for all the money they were given.

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He was questioned by investigators from the Economic Crimes Unit at the

According to the Economic Crime Unit chief Michael Sang who was asked for comment on the matter said he was in no position to comment as the case was still under investigation.

Sang is said to have provided investigators documents that the police said contain contracts of due diligence which KVDA performed.

Kimosop is among top-ranking government and parastatal chiefs who have so far recorded statements with the DCI over the controversial dams construction

The MD has also refuted claims that the constructors of the dam are not at the site.

In addition the KVDA said Italian firm CMC di Ravenna Itinera has made tremendous progress in the construction of the two dams.

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Representatives from 17 companies have also appeared before DCI investigators.

Each company was required to explain its role in the construction.

Opposition leader Raila Odinga and Cotu secretary general Francis Atwoli demanded that the officials step down to allow for investigations.

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