After listening to both parties, the arbitrator awarded the compensation to on grounds that the KAA failed to show how public interest prompted the cancellation of the bus deal.
Relief & Mission Logistics won the contract to ferry passengers on the airside at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for a period of eight years from 2014.
This contact was however terminated after President Kenyatta visited the airport in May 2015 on a different mission and questioned how the KAA could pay Sh11 million every month for five buses, prompting a legal dispute.
KAA cancelled the contract saying it was a necessity, convenience and in public interest. The cancellation lead caused the company to to suffer financial losses and damaged its reputation.
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