Dad News To Waiguru And UDA As The Governor Case Over Craft Looms
Rhe Kirinyaga Governor Ann Waiguru to face arrest over craft for alleged financial impropriety.
The ethics and anti-corruption Commission has already finalised investigations and handed over the files to the director of public prosecution.
As Ann Waiguru made the big announcement to join the UDA party, the detectives were in the final process of investigation into corruption allegations which was reported earlier at the county of Kirinyaga government which could see her arrested as early as next week. People Daily paper wrote.
On Tuesday the Kinyagaga government defected to UDA to join Deputy President William Ruto’s camp ahead of 2022 looming general elections.
Governor Waiguru is likely to face charges alongside the Chief Finance Officer Mugo Ndathi, Kirinyaga County Assembly Speaker Anthony Gathumbi, Chairman of the Budget Committee David Mathenge and Leader of majority James Murango.
She has previously accused the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, EACC and DCI of engaging in selective prosecution targeting a few individuals allegedly due to political affiliation. According to Waiguru the two agencies have repeatedly dismissed such allegations previously.
DCI and EACC have been investigating the planned payment of millions of shillings for the dubious land survey tender and payment of questionable allowances to the governor and county officials in the county government of Kinyinyaga where Ann Waigugu is a governor.
According to the People Daily, EACC and DCI have completed their investigation and the agencies have recommended the arrest and prosecution of Governor Waiguru, Ndathi, Gathambi, Murango, and Mathenge for the role in the alleged scandal.
Yesterday EACC confirmed that they have completed the investigation into the case and has plans to hand over the files to the office of the Director of Public Prosecution, ODPP Noordin Haji any time next week.
EACC have further dismissed claims that the investigations were catalysts by which hunt as opposed to credible evidence of financial impropriety.