Three KCC managers have up to May to know their fate on corruption charges

Court to rule on fate of 3 New KCC managers accused of corruption, nepotism

Whether to convict three top managers of New Kenya Cooperative Creameries is a decision lying with the anti-corruption corrupt.

Justice John Onyiego will on May 8, 2019 principle whether Nixon Kipkemoi Sigey (Managing Director), Magdalene Muthoka (Chief Manager Human Resource) and Samuel Kamindu Ichura (Chief Manager Finance) will move to one side to consider examinations concerning graft allegations at KCC.

This pursues an appeal documented by previous KCC Secretary Peter Kennedy Ombati, looking to have the three announced unfit to hold office because of supposed degenerate dealings and nepotism.

Ombati, through his legal advisor Wilberforce Khalwale, claims that while he worked at the State company he got grumblings through informants of maltreatment of office, business misbehavior and degenerate works on being executed by Sigey who is the Managing Director.

The three are additionally blamed for unpredictably exchanging about Ksh. 475 million — which was workers’ protection commitments — from Liberty life Assurance organization to Britam. As per Ombati, the said exchange of the epic sum without individuals’ agree added up to debasement.

The applicant further asserts that Muthoka, who is the main administrator HR and organization, was unpredictably paid a total of Ksh. 1.4 million as pay unfulfilled obligations.

He additionally guarantees that between August 3 and August 6t, 2017, Sigey duped New KCC Ksh.2.6 million by enlisting a chopper which administrations were never rendered.

Ombati additionally needs the court to issue orders for examinations against the three ranking directors.

The solicitor affirms that he recorded grievances with the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), Trade Cabinet Secretary and Inspectorate of State Corporation however nothing has been done yet.

He additionally needs a request requiring the Kenya National Audit Office to complete a review of the assets utilized by the three ranking directors and those found to have abused open assets be held by and by subject and surcharged in like manner.

In any case, in a warmed reaction, the three supervisors, through their guidance, requested that the court expel the suit saying it was untimely as examinations had just started and are progressing.

Further Gatonye told the court that EACC is an autonomous body and thusly, the court needs locale in guiding it to play out its obligations.

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