Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Cyprian Is Nyakundi


Githu: MoH ignored my advice on kits

The Ministry of Health was put on the spotlight on Wednesday over the controversial Sh63 billion leased medical kits programme.

Former Attorney General Prof. Githu Muigai has blamed the Ministry of Health for failing to follow the legal advice he gave prior to the signing of the Managed Equipment Service (MES) programme.

Githu appeared before the Senate ad hoc committee probing the controversial Sh63 billioned leased medical kits programme. Ministry is accused of ignoring to submit final contracts to AG’s office for review.

The former A.G told the Fatuma Dullo led panel he only authorised MoH to sign pre-contracts with the contractors on February 6, 2015 at State House.

MoH was then expected to enter into further negotiations and forward the documents to the AG’s office for review before signing the final and binding contracts.

Panel members Senator Moses Wetangula (Bungoma) and Enoch Wambua (Kitui) put the former A.G task when they demanded to know the exact thing AG wanted to verify when there was an express letter from him allowing the ministry to sign the contracts on February 6.

“Where in this letter, is your express wording that what was being signed on the February of 6 was a ceremony? You have clearly indicated that they sign the contracts,” Wetangula asked.

The Kitui lawmaker asked what Prof. Githu was reviewing? It is finalised. It is concluded. It is signed. What are you reviewing?” Wambua posed.

Githu maintained that he only authorised the signing of the pre-contracts, a ceremonial event held at State House to show the parties’ willingness and intention to enter into a binding contract.

The projects has been met with criticism, even the council of governors has termed it as a rip off the taxpayers with several reports showing that the taxpayers were given a raw deal.

Would you like to get published on this Popular Blog? You can now email Cyprian Nyakundi any breaking news, Exposes, story ideas, human interest articles or interesting videos on: [email protected] Videos and pictures can be sent to +254 710 280 973 on WhatsApp, Signal and Telegram.



Click to comment


You May Also Like


*Editor’s Note: This open letter to Safaricom has been published as received. No redactions have taken place to avoid legal issues pending a court...


  These pictures you are about to view calls to heart the need to be extremely careful about what you do in the  secret...


This is an intervention for Victoria Rubadiri so as to help her revert back to factory settings. We notice your slow drift away into...


Caption : Edwin Kigen Who was Murdered in Madaraka Estate. We demand for answers from Boinnet ! Another young man may have been brutally assaulted and...

Copyright © 2020 Cyprian Is Nyakundi.