The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has launched investigations into allegations of financial impropriety running into millions of shillings at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC).
This site exposed KICC Slayqueen Boss Nana Gecaga way back in April this year yet wankers at EACC did what they always do. Sit on things.
Local media reports that the EACC chairman Rev. Eliud Wabukhala confirmed that there’s an ongoing investigation and that there’s was a petition to EACC on March 25th 2019 to delve into the corruption allegations but for reasons only known to EACC; the investigations are starting now.
The issues that have put the country’s iconic facility in the spotlight include the award of tenders, payment of questionable allowances, audit queries and general maladministration.
Brief on the matter
In March, an anonymous report to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) also accuses Ms. Gecaga of flouting procurement rules, overpayment of suppliers among other abuse of office charges.
For instance, in a concert organised at the KICC (KICC hosted two American R&B Singers, SWV and Blackstreet boys) where Nana was like the chief marketer, she convinced the KICC to pay Kshs. 25 million stating that the concert would generate over Kshs. 45 million.
‘Not a single cent was generated’, the statement to DCI says
This was confirmed by the Auditor General Edward Ouko who stated
“There was no evidence that KICC received income from the event. The contract had provided that the profit from the event would be shared, with KICC getting 40 per cent,” Mr Ouko says in a report that is currently before the House Committee on Public Investments (PIC).
Never mind that he coerced KICC to use Kshs. 25 million; Kshs. 10 million above the allocated budget of Kshs 15 million.
The contract stipulated that KICC was entitled to 30 per cent of the catering services sourced by the organiser but there was no evidence that this was actually received, added Mr. Ouko.
This is a relathieve indeed.
She appeared before the the Parliamentary Committee on Tourism, Sports and Culture to answer to allegations of misuse of KICC and mismanagement of funds on in April.
However, the legislators were forced to cancel the meeting because ‘she appeared unprepaed for it’.
Nana had walked into the meeting wearing casual clothes which angered the MPs.
Instead of concentrating on asking questions, the MPigs let her off easily because she had come dressed like a Slayqueen. SMH at these wankers.
The Auditor General had also questioned the process that was used to identify and procure the services of the event organiser, Nimu Premier Events Ltd, saying documentation was not presented for audit verification.
What was happening? Slayqueen Nana Gecaga signed the contracts on behalf of Nimu Premier Events Ltd?
She signed the contracts on behalf of
Nimu managing director Ms Jane Mawenu showed that tickets for VVIPs were to be sold at Sh25,000, VIP Sh15,000, general entry Sh5,000 and early bird couples at Sh3,000.
Nana okayed a payment of Kshs. 25 million for business class air tickets.
Despite all this, it is not clear where the amount generated through gate collections went to.
It is also claimed that whenever the KICC senior managers travel outside the country and within, other than pocketing per diem, they receive entertainment allowances each to the tune of Sh1 million.
On return, further claims are made as refunds alleging that they overspent on entertainment “whereas the purpose of per diem is supposed to cater for all the expenses”.
EACC and Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has customer ledger entries capturing these payments.
Curiously, other concerts and functions at the KICC are usually held for free.
In 2018, during the FIFA world cup, local entertainment providers Home boys set up a base for watching the matches at KICC at no cost.
Honda also used the grounds, they supplied KICC with a Motor vehicle and five motorbikes at a cost of Kshs. 2 million despite the activity not being previously budgeted for.
Old Slayqueen Nana should also be arrested like the other senior managers who have already been apprehended by the state.
It will be selective justice and usual gerrymandering and turpitude manipulation of Kenyans so as to seem to work yet going nowhere.
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