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Garissa Governor, 4 others accused of misappropriation of World Bank Funds

Garissa Governor Ali Korane in a Nairobi court on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. Photograph | courtesy

Garissa Governor Ali Korane and four others have been accused of the supposed misappropriation of Sh233 million World Bank award.

The lead representative and his province authorities face an aggregate of eight checks, extending from misappropriation of public assets, resolute inability to conform to the law and connivance to perpetrate an offense of monetary wrongdoing. 

Specifics of the offense are that between February 25, and September 30, 2019, inside Garissa County, they contrived to perpetrate a monetary wrongdoing, in particular botch of public assets dispensed to the region government as a restrictive award for the Kenya Urban Support Program adding up to Sh233 million. 

Through his guard counsel, Ahmed Nassir, Governor Korane said there was no cash lost and that none of his relatives or companions profited by the assets. 

The legal counselor additionally disclosed to Nairobi Anti-Corruption Court Chief Magistrate Douglas Ogoti that since the lead representative has no capacity to select workers, he ought can't meddle with witnesses. Accordingly, he ought not be denied admittance to his office. 

Legal advisor Paul Nyamondi showing up for the second to the fifth blamed told the court that the recipient of the assets is the area administration of Garissa.

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Ahmed Nassir Ali Korane Douglas Ogoti Garissa Nairobi

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