Picture Courtesy: Today's Newspapers Headlines. Saturday Nation. Unmasked: Sh2 billion Waititu cash 'loot'. Seventeen times in five years, that is the rate at which the State Anti-Corruption Agency reckons Waititu multiplied his wealth. Now the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission is seeking to recover houses, vehicles and money in banks owned by Waititu, his wife and their three trading companies.
The EACC has moved to court seeking the go ahead orders to recover assets worth billions of money that were allegedly acquired illegally by the former Governor of Kiambu, Honorable Waititu. Photo :Courtesy According to the reports given by the EACC, it has been revealed that the renowned politician managed to raise assets over ksh.
Former Kiambu governor and Deputy President's ally suffers a blow after EACC moves to recover assets worth Ksh 2 Billion acquired through dubious means. Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu was ousted after Kiambu members of parliament voted to overthrow the controversial governor. Members of the Kiambu MCAs vowed to continue the proposal to remove him from office due to misconduct involving allegations of his companies doing business with the regional government.
Waititu is former governor of Kiambu amd Kabete member of parliament. He has been summoned by EACC for 1.9 billion wealth. Ferdinand Waititu could lose assets worth ksh 1.9 billion after EACC accused him of illegally acquiring wealth using public funds. Ferdinand Waititu own a hotel, luxury homes and high rise CBD buildings which the EACC is now eyeing.
Ferdinard waititu, also known as Baba yao is a Kenyan politician who served as second governor of Kiambu from 2017. He was impeached on corruption charges early 2020. Waititu having been in politics for years, he made headlines locally and he did not shy away from saying what he believe is right for his people.
The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission is on a trail of assets worth 1.9 billion shillings believed to be proceeds of crime owned by former Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu. The anti graft commission says it has pieced together information linking property acquired by the former governor using funds from the Kiambu county government.
Former Kiambu governor Ferdinand Waititu, who is battling a case alleging theft of public funds and abuse of authority, is in the limelight again as the anti-corruption watchdog opens a new battle front to reclaim unexplained income valued at close to Sh2 billion. The case has also shown Mr. Waititu's wealth accumulation rate following his return to Parliament in 2015 and subsequent appointment as governor in 2017.
The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has filed a lawsuit against former Kiambu governor Ferdinand Waititu to recover unexplained riches worth over Ksh1.9 billion. This includes his wife Susan Wangari (928.9 million), Saika Two Estate Developers Limited (Ksh906.3 million), Bienvenue Delta Hotel (Ksh56 million), and Bins Management Services Limited (Ksh62.7 million).
Detectives from the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission have moved to court seeking a go ahead order from the judge in order to recover Unexplained assets worth Ksh. 1.94 billion from a renowned politician. Photo :Courtesy According to the reports given by a reliable source of information, it has been revealed that the politician who was impeached several months ago could not explain how he allegedly managed to get the whole amount of money and for this reason, the EACC has moved to court wanting to recover the whole thing from the renowned politician.
The EACC has moved to court in endeavors to get a court request that will permit them recuperate Waititu's Ksh. 2 Billion worth of resources. Photograph :Courtesy Taking to their twitter record to affirm the occurrence, the EACC has uncovered that they found the resources in the ownership of the eminent legislator who couldn't make sense of its source.
The Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC) now claims that it took Ferdinand Waititu, former Kiambu governor, only five years to build a multi-billion empire and amass wealth valued at Ksh2 billion. Through court documents filed on Friday, May 27, EACC detailed the former Kiambu boss joined the billionaires club by engaging in transactions that failed to align with the public interests.
Vocal Kiambu based leader seems to have joined the Deputy President William Ruto's campaign team. This comes months after the UDA Party nominations whereby former Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waitutu lost Waitutu came third in the UDA nominations as Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi emerged the winner followed by Thika MP Wainaina wa Jungle.
Kenyan digital influencer, Maureen Waititu could not hide her reaction after singer Nadia Mukami started following her on Instagram. Speaking on her social media platforms, Waititu shared a screenshot showing that Nadia have decided to follow her. Kenyan celebrities are always close. According to a number of posts shared by many, the celebrities normally attend each others events and functions.
This culture of celebrities matching outfits with their kids is not only seen here in Kenya but also in other countries. The following Kenyan celebrities have not been left behind when it comes to matching outfits with their kids in public so that they can look adorable and admired;
Former Law Society of Kenya President Nelson Havi in a live interview with Spice Radio. Photo courtesy. Westlands constituency parliamentary aspirant lawyer Nelson Havi, has stated that all the governors who were impeached are ineligible to run again in the August polls. The former president of the Law Society Of Kenya argued that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission had already declared that those impeached can not run again.
Lawyer Miguna Miguna. (Photo courtesy). Former Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko and Ferdinand Waititu (Kiambu) who were both elected in the 2017 general elections were constitutionally removed from office before their term ended after being linked to corruption scandals. The two recently rejoined politics.
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has sought to block impeached public officials from running for any elected office in August, instructing returning officers not to clear such candidates unless a court order compels them to do so. Any leader who has been convicted or impeached shall not compete for any elective office, according to the proclamation.
Former Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu. [Source/SDE] A few weeks after he was impeached by Kiambu County Assembly over gross misconduct, abuse of office and corruption, Governor Ferdinand Waititu ditched Jubilee Party and joined KANU which is led by Baringo Senator Gideon Moi. It did not take long before "Babayao" switched camps again and joined United Democratic Alliance (UDA) which is led by Deputy President William Ruto.
Gatundu South member of Parliament Moses kuria Intends to be Governor Kiambu County in the upcoming general election scheduled for August 9. A fiarce Critic of president Uhuru kenyatta and his preferred presidential Candidate Raila Odinga, Kuria is a close ally of the deputy president William Ruto. As Moses kuria tries to dethrone the current governor James Nyoro, some skeptics have a feeling that he isn't the person that the county needs after what happened in 2017 whereby the Popular governor Fedinand Waititu was elected but later on was impeached.
Mike Mbuvi Sonko, the impeached Nairobi governor who is eyeing the Mombasa gubernatorial seat under Wiper ticket and Ferdinand Waititu who is seeking to reclaim his Kiambu governorship seat, however, failed in the UDA nominations might not contest for their respective elective seats since the Eldoret - based High Court has bared IEBC not to clear them ahead of the August 9th polls.