Former Kilifi County official, two directors arrested over irregular tender


Former Kilifi County official, two directors arrested over irregular tender
Ethics and Ant-Corruption Commission headquarters in Nairobi. PHOTO| COURTESY

A former Kilifi County Government official has been arrested by EACC detectives over alleged involvement in an irregular tender and illegal acquisition of public property.

Dr. Timothy Malingi, a former Chief Officer Department of Health Services was arrested alongside the Directors of Skywards Agencies ltd, Cornell Otieno Mark and his wife Jackline Atieno Olewe.

The said tender concerned the construction of a dispensary block and a pit latrine at Vishakani in Kaloleni Ward and illegal acquisition of public property.

In a statement issued on Monday, EACC said the three are set to be arraigned on charges of failure to follow guidelines and Procedures of Procurement Act, illegal Acquisition of Public Property and uttering false documents.

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