Murkomen Demands for completion of Arror and Kimwarer Dams, Kenyans Respond


Photo: Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen/courtesy

Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen has been bood online for demanding of the completion of Arror and Kimwarer dams.

The Senate Majority Leader has been told off that the country does not have money,echoing what President Uhuru Kenyatta told the Governors “Sisi Hatuna Pesa.”

The Arror and Kimwarer dams projects’ tenders were awarded to the bankrupt Italian firm CMC Di Ravenna. Which resulted into a massive money loss with the Director of Public Prosecution Noordin Haji stating that over Ksh.19 Billion is missing.

But Senator Murkomen is now trying to bargain with the government to release more funds for the multi-purpose dam project to be completed.

However the people are not ready to support his idea. Murkomen has been told to tell the people who siphoned the money to return so that the project can be completed.


Moreover, the entire Tangatanga bridage has been dragged into this mud. ‘netizens’ have asked Murkomen to say where Uhuru will get the funds yet the alleged thieves are donating the cash in churches.

The same sentiments were shared by Tiaty MP William Kamket who has also asked Uhuru to oversee the completion of the projects after dealing with the thieves.

Mr Haji said probe into the projects revealed that “the conception, procurement and payment process for the Arror and Kimwarer dam projects in Elgeyo Marakwet County were riddled with massive illegalities.”

Uhuru was then compelled to act and replace The Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich and Permanent Secretary Kamau Thugge who are among the 28 people implicated in the multi-billion dam scandal.


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