Facing trial are suspended Finance CS Henry Rotich, his PS Kamau Thuge and officials of the Kerio Valley Development Authority
. Last month the ywere arrested and charged.
The PPRA, the body which provided the DPP with a damning dossier showing how officers from the Kerio Valley Development Authority
(KVDA) and Treasury flouted procurement rules in the award of the Kimwarer and Arror Dams tenders, has also finalised a report showing that a majority of counties and state corporations have been flouting procurement rules in the award of tenders running to billions of shillings.
In his affidavit, Koskei told the High Court he is a junior employee of Kerio Valley Development Authority
earning a meager salary and cannot raise Sh6 million for bail.
DEFAULTERS The Kerio Valley Development Authority
(KVDA) is the most recent parastatal to be rocked by the Sh63 billion scandal that brought down Treasury chief Henry Rotich and his principal secretary Dr Kamau Thugge among 26 other state officers.
The former Kerio Valley Development Authority
(KVDA) managing director David Kimosop has been arrested.Mr Kimosop was detained on Friday morning at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport as he returned to the country from Kinshasa in Democratic Republic of Congo through Tanzania.
The Kerio Valley Development Authority
board will hold a crisis meeting following the arrest of all top officers including acting CEO Francis Kipkech on Monday.
Before he was thrust into the limelight, Mr David Kipchumba Kimosop had for 19 years worked as a banker and his main concern was how to generate revenue for his employer's shareholders while ensuring customers were getting quality services.CONTROVERSY After a tumultuous tenure as the Kerio Valley Development Authority
(KVDA) boss that was marked by one controversy after another, eventually leading to his sacking, Mr Kimosop's dilemma right now is whether he should return to Kenya and what would follow after that.
The ODPP ordered the arrest of the two top officials at the exchequer together with 26 high ranking officers at the ministry and several heads at Kerio Valley Development Authority
(KVDA) including managing director Kipchumba Kimosop.
Even when former Kerio Valley Development Authority
chairman David Kimosop, who comes from a nearby village, tried to convince them, they refused.