By Kisasa Staff
Residents seek DPP intervention as rogue MP dips hands in NG-CDF cash
Director of Public Prosecution has been called upon to probe the Kasipul NG-CDF over claims of graft and blatant violation of procurement laws in the management of funds.
In a letter to the DPP’s office stamped received by various investigatory and concerned offices the residents accused the area’s first term MP of ordering the opening of parallel accounts for each project initiated in total obstruction of the already existing administrative structures.
The authors of the letter to the DPP claimed the parallel accounts whose signatories are the MP’s political allies have been used to siphon a huge chunk of public funds released to the Fund.
“We draw your attention to a number of corrupt activities going on at the Kasipul NG-CDF since August last year,” the letter reads in part.
The authors claimed that the Fund’s Kasipul office has been violating the requirement that any procurement above Sh 30,000 must go through tendering.
“Despite the requirement that tenders valued at over Sh 30,000 be subjected to stringent public finance management and procurement regulations even tenders worth over Sh 3 million have been quickly awarded and shoddily committed and part of the monies channeled back to the champions leading to substandard work and poor finishing of the work,”They claimed in the letter.
The complainants want the government to protect government structures and officials already appointed to run government institutions.
In the letter the authors also raised several questions including why the MP is appointing his cronies as account managers for various projects.
Why the law maker ordered all school cheque books collected and handed over to the NG-CDF offices from where they were being signed.
Also in question is why the MP is directing all those awarded tenders to procure supplies from two specific vendors in Oyugis town.
They asked the DPP to order the DCI to investigate possibility of cash renounce to the account of the MPs dormant Victoria and Benga Holdings companies.
“Investigate the movement of cash from the CDF to the MPs various accounts including to his dormant Benga Holdings and Victoria Cleaning through proxies paid money by CDF,”The complainants demanded.
The letter seen by us was copied to EACC,DCI,Cabinet Secretary and Principal Secretary Education and Interior among others.