Govt officials dragged into KES 561m scandal
18 June 2013, 10:27
Nairobi - Daily Nation reports senior past and current officials in government have been linked to a scandal in which the National Cereals and Produce Board may lose KES 561 million to a 'ghost' firm.
According to Agriculture permanent secretary Romano Kiome, Jacob Juma, the managing director of Erad General Suppliers and
Contractors, could have used the names of senior officials to peddle influence in getting decisions made in his firm’s
Erad is involved in a long legal battle with NCPB over a contract
to supply maize on an emergency basis during a drought that was declared
a national disaster in 2004 but it never supplied the maize.
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