COTU boss, Francis Atwoli, Former National Assembly Speaker, Kenneth Marende, and Former Jubilee Vice Chairperson, David Murathe heeded EACC's call after being summoned.
The three did not give much detail on why they were summoned but speaking to the nation, the EACC acting CEO, Abdi Muhamud revealed that the three were among six prominent individuals who received money that is suspected to have been part of a fraud investigation.
David Murathe received Ksh 25 million from Mr. Jirongo who is facing charges of tricking City Hall into paying him money for land that was already owned by the public.
In his defense, Murathe says that the huge some received was to settle part of the Ksh 60 million debt that the Former Lugari MP owed him.
Francis Atwoli on the other hand received Ksh 60 million, which he told the EACC that it was part of a court-ordered award when he sued Mr. Jirongo for failing to pay his debt.
Kenneth Marende received 3 million, which he claims that was part of a Ksh 10 million fee note for legal services. The matter is still under investigation and more details shall soon be public.
The other beneficiaries of the funds from Mr. Jirongo were Pan-African MP representing South Sudan, Albino Abuog who received Ksh 38 million, and Former Vihiga senator George Khaniri who received Ksh 5 million.
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