According to fresh details, the outspoken governor will appear in court as a very crucial witness where she will testify against former Principal Secretary Peter Mangiti as well as ex-Director General Nelson Githinji and 22 others
"KIRINYAGA governor Anne Waiguru to testify in Sh791 million NYS criminal case against former PS Peter Mangiti, ex-Director General Nelson Githinji and 22 others; she is listed as a crucial witness."The Star newspaper. https://t.co/Xsi1llvh98
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecution said Waiguru was set to testify Wednesday, dealing a blow to Mangiti and Githinji who are facing multiple corruption-related charges.
The governor appeared before Milimani Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi and shed light on how millions of shillings were lost during her tenure as Devolution Cabinet secretary.
Among those charged include NYS officers Adan Karakhe, Samuel Wachenje, Hendrick Nyongesa Pilisi, Naftaly Githinji, Ruth Njeri Hihu, Charles Onsase Nyaachi, Mary Wangui Mbuthia, Ezekiel Karanja Kamau, James Gitau Kanuthu, Samuel Kilonzi, Fredrick Okello Nasiche, Regina Nyambura Mungai, Philip Joshua Otinga, Jane Wangeci Gichuki, David Dicks Alunga, Titus Libondo and Chemos Kororia Ndiema.
In 2015, EACC cleared Waiguru noted that, "The commission has conducted investigations on various allegations touching on the National Youth Service and the Ministry of Devolution and National Planning. So far, our investigations have not established any evidence to warrant an adverse recommendation against the former Cabinet Secretary, Ms Anne Mumbi Waiguru."
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