The Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has today presented its 1st witness in Sh588M irregular award of roads tender involving former Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu & 12 others. – By Gerald Gekara
The office has lined up a total of 69 witnesses to testify against the former governor.
According to witness one Dr. Justus Bundi, Director Supply Chain Management at the County, a new criteria was introduced in the tender process to allegedly favour a bidder.
Dr. Justus Bundi, further testified that the criteria which favoured Testimony Enterprises Ltd was implemented against the law.
At the start of his corruption case, Waititu snubbed several court proceedings. His lawyers said the governor had allegedly tested positive for COVID-19.
Waititu is facing charges of corruption and abuse of Office in reference to irregular awarding of tenders worth 588 Million to one ‘Testimony Enterprises’.
According to the EACC, out of the 588 Million awarded, 51.2 Million was given to his wife.