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09 August 2016, 11:42

Nairobi - Anti-corruption agents have arrested the NACADA CEO, William Okedi.

Okedi was arrested in his office in an ongoing corruption probe, and is currently held at Integrity Centre for questioning..

According to the DPP, Okedi is facing three different counts involving KES 12.8 million pay.

A statement from the office of the DPP indicated that Okedi  will be charged for failure to comply with the law relating to procurement “by procuring a consultant, not in the prescribed method, for the management of Alcoholic Drinks Control Fund, and approving payment of KES 12.8 million to Ernest and Young without the prescribed interim and completion certificates by the Inspection and Acceptance Committtee."

He is also charged with abuse of office for the provision of Financial Management Agency services without applicable procurement procedures.

He was expected to be charged alongside five other members of staff on August 17.

More to follow ...

- News24


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