An image of anti corruption crusader John Githongo
Activist and anti graft crusader John Githongo was on Friday, December 9,2022 declared the winner of the international Anti Corruption Excellence Award 2022.
John Githongo, an activist is a famous for whistle blowing the Anglo leasing scandal the rocked the late President Mwai Kibaki's 2004 government.
The Anglo leasing affair involved contracts being awarded to phantom to supply the Kenyan government with the system a print new high technology passport while other fictitious companies involved were given money to supply ships and forensic laboratories.
Githongo, one of the Kenya's leading anti corruption crusaders, expressed his delight in receiving the award saying he is grateful to be among the international efforts in the fight against corruption in many world zones.
Those who attended the award included: Rwandan president Paul Kagame, Qatar's prime minister and minister of interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani and senior United Nations Officials.
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