If the President is protective of his ministers, then the audit is watered down," Mr Ouko
said at a public lecture as he reviewed his performance as the first auditor-general in Kenya under the new Constitution.
previously served as the auditor at the African Development Bank.
received a diploma in business communication technology, a rare accomplishment.
Fifteen years ago (12 February 1990 to be precise), Ouko
, then Kenya's colourful and flamboyant foreign minister, was dragged from his home and murdered in cold blood.
"This is inappropriate utilisation of public funds as the section of the fund, including mode of operation, have not been done in line with the existing laws," Mr Ouko
says of the report which is currently before the National Assembly."In consequence, the legality and validity of the operations of the fund could not be ascertained," Mr Ouko
passed on Sunday after a long battle with diabetes.
"My brother and our legend Robert Ouko
. I have struggled for you until the last minute until God decided to take you away," Rose Tata Muya, a track legend, said in a statement Monday morning.
said that the National Assembly was using revenue figures from his office dating three years back rather than the most recent ones.
class="font-size--16 MsoNormal"According to the memorandum of December 3, 2008, the Cabinet approved development of the Arror Integrated Multi-Purpose Project," Mr Ouko
pokes holes in the contract and reveals weaknesses in the implementation that could possibly explain why the much-hyped project failed.
He said the subsidised transport plan labelled Okoa Abiria programme had 27 buses when it started operations in March 2018.Mr Ouko
said no funds had been received for subsidised service, adding that the project also lacked a budget allocation for maintenance and operation costs of the buses."Under the circumstances, the sustainability of the Okoa Abiria Programme is highly uncertain,"Mr Ouko
said in a qualified audit report.
, in the review of Planning Department's accounts for the last financial year, says the Sh4 billion payout was irregular.