Kenyans lash at Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya over corruption claims

Wycliffe Oparanya
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A day after the Commission on Administrative Justice OMBUDSMAN chair person Regina Mwathia directed the director of public prosecution Kiriako Tobiko to investigate five governors for flouting electoral laws, Kenyans on twitter have faulted Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya for unrealistic expenditure of county funds.

Under the #TheCorruptOparanya, Kenyans lashed at Oparanya for failing to implement projects and services to the people of Kakamega.

It is alleged that the governor, with a budget of Ksh.491,417,017, spent sh.268,827,001leaving sh.222,590,071 uncounted for.

Under the ministry of agriculture, the governor is said to have spent Sh.157,820,962 out of Sh.715,065,446 and left Sh.557,244,484 uncounted for.

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The governor is also said to have paid for incomplete projects in the county, including incomplete road works, which amounted to a total of Sh.17,123,855 in the year 2016.

All these expenditure were contrary to the provisions of public finance management act 2012.

The five governors Ombudsman wants Kiriako to investigate include governors Peter Munya of Meru, Ali Hassan Joho of Mombasa, Paul Chepkwony of Kericho, Simon Kachapin of West Pokot and Julius Malombe of Kitui.

The commission claims that the governors are using public resources in political activities.

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