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Why former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has been arrested - 3 months ago, 26 Apr 09:34

Hillary Orinde

Ex-Nairobi Governor Evans Odhiambo Kidero (pictured) has been arrested over irregular payment of Sh68 million to a law firm.

Kidero's Former Chief of Staff George Wainaina and former Councillor Paul Mutunga have also been arrested.

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) officials said they had been investigating the lot for irregularly paying legal fees to M/s Wachira Mburu, Mwangi and Company Advocates.

“Investigations established that one Steven Kariuki from the firm M/s Wachira Mburu, Mwangi and Company advocates was given instructions by Aduma Joshua Owuor – former acting Director Legal Affair then Nairobi City Council and now MP Nyakach Constituency to act on behalf of Nairobi City Council in HCC No.875 of 2010 Kyavee Holdings Limited versus City Council of Nairobi, without following the laid down procedure,” EACC said in a statement.

According to EACC Kyavee Holdings Limited never existed and therefore, had no legal capacity to ...
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