Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) board of management led by Philip Kaloki is now under probe by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
While EACC investigations is in the Human Resources where it will be looking at the manner in which the board has been recruiting senior college staff. The Inspectorate of State Corporations (ISC) investigations will look into the wisepread reports of corruption at the KMTC.
ISC investigations which specifically targets the board, seeks to look into reports of abuse of office, misuse of college property, illegal recruitment and corruption in the KMTC Board.
Cnyakundi.com covered how the board chair Kaloki is only intent on rewarding cronies who don’t have anything to show for their qualification other than friendship.
According to sources, an October 8 letter by the Inspectorate of State Corporations to KMTC chief executive Michael Kiptoo demands the board to account for its expenditure.
State Corporations Inspector-General Lawrence Okudo says that management may have flouted procurement processes in the payment of tenders. Board members are suspected to have paid themselves unwarranted allowances for meetings and events they did not attend.
There is a Sh7 billion dispute between the board and management. The money is what the college collects from students as fees and money from donors every year.
According to Saturday Nation, the management feels the board is interfering with the day-to-day running of the institution.
Also being investigated is the appointment of company secretary on November 13, 2015.
“The commission is carrying out an investigation into allegations of irregular appointment of Dr Miriam Ndunge Muthoka,” says an October 15 letter sent by the commission to the KMTC Board.
EACC has asked for some documents from KMTC to facilitate the investigations.
“To facilitate our investigations, kindly furnish us certified copies of the necessary documents,” EACC letetr signed by Mr Patrick Owiny on behalf of the EACC chief executive said.
KMTC board dismisses the investigations as normal but that is far from the truth.
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