Incidents of corruption in the country that have led to the government losing billions of shillings have been on the rise in the recent past with the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission doing its best to bring the culprits to book.
Picture courtesy. Machakos CEC and the 80 million shilling house he built.
A few days ago the Sirisia Member of Parliament was sentenced to 67 years in jail or pay a billion shillings over 297 million shillings fraud in the National Cereals and Produce Board.
This afternoon, according to the available reliable reports from the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission, a CEC of Machakos County is said to have fraudulently acquired 88 million Shillings.
The CEC who is called Urbanus Wambua Musyoka, had set up a residential house worth 80 million shillings which EACC have sought court orders to seize it.
He also has 6 million shillings in his Equity Bank Account which will also be forfeited to the government after he failed to explain the source.
Here is the statement from the EACC, "Despite notice to explain the source of assets that are worth 91.2 million Shillings, Urbanus Musyoka was unable to do so which prompted a recovery suit. In the suit, EACC sought to compel Musyoka to forfeit to the Government of Kenya a residential building that is worth 80.3 million shillings and 8.6 million shillings held at Equity Bank.
The former CEC Member is suspected to have fraudulently obtained the 91,202,892 Kenya shillings through fraudulent deals using four companies associated with him. Musyoka traded with the County Government of Machakos between 2013 and 2015 when he served as the Chairperson of the Tender Committee."
Picture courtesy. Image of thee house.
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