The Ngiritas allegedly received half of NYS millions


The Ngiritas allegedly received half of NYS millions
Anne Ngirita (with baby) leaves the police station for court on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

In Summary

  • According to the charge sheet seen by Citizen Digital containing details of what will be presented in court, 14 businessmen and women who owned 10 business received money from NYS that was reportedly for services not rendered.
  • Mr. Haji said this was the first phase of the investigations involving Ksh.468 million paid out to 10 companies/ entities, adding that the second one is set to focus on the banks involved in the scam.
  • The Ngiritas are alleged to have received the lion share of the money, pocketing a staggering Ksh.239 million, 51 per cent of the entire loot.

The alleged benefactors of the Ksh.468 million National Youth Service (NYS) loot can now be revealed according to a charge sheet that is set to be used against the suspects on Tuesday, June 5.

According to the charge sheet seen by Citizen Digital containing details of what will be presented in court, 14 businessmen and women who own 10 businesses which received money from NYS that was reportedly for services not rendered.

The Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji on Monday named 54 individuals, including public servants and directors of business entities, who are set to be charged over the Ksh.9 billion National Youth Service (NYS) scandal.

Mr. Haji said this was the first phase of the investigations involving Ksh.468 million paid out to 10 companies/ entities, adding that the second one is set to focus on the banks involved in the scam.

The Ngiritas are alleged to have received the lion share of the money, pocketing a staggering Ksh.239 million, 51 per cent of the entire loot.

The family has become the face of the NYS scandal through Anne Ngirita who is reported to have received Ksh.60 million for supplying what many have claimed to have been “air.”

Here is how the Ngiritas and other business entities allegedly shared the Ksh.468 million;

The Ngiritas

Lucy Ngirita – Ksh.56.4 million

Jeremiah Ngirita – Ksh.72.2 million

Ann W. Ngirita – Ksh.59.8 million

Phyllis N. Ngirita – Ksh.50.97 million

Total – Ksh. 239.44 million

Firstling Supplies ltd.

Alleged loot – Ksh. 115.5 million

Directors: James Thuita and Yvonne Wanjiku Ngugi

Ameri Trade ltd

Alleged loot – Ksh. 28.76 million

Directors: Simon Kanai and James Katululu

Bank Account – Equity Bank

Arkroad Holdings ltd

Alleged loot – Ksh. 24.6 million

Directors: Peter Wagura Kimani and Anthony Makara Wamiti

Ersatz Enterprises

Alleged loot – Ksh. 26.6 million

Directors: Catherine Njeri Kamuyu, Sarah Murugu and Anderine Grace Mbare

Bank Account – Consolidated Bank of Kenya

Kunjiwa Enterprises

Alleged loot – Ksh. 23.4 million

Director: Catherine Wanjiku Mwai

Kalabash Food Supplies Company

Alleged loot – Ksh. 9.07 million

Dates: Between May 2015 – Oct 20136

 

Directors and proprietors of business entities mentioned by the DPP

  1. Anne W. Ngirita
  2. Philis Njeri
  3. Catherine M. Mwai
  4. Anthony W. Wamiti
  5. Peter W. Kimani
  6. James Thuita
  7. Yvone W. Ngugi
  8. Jeremiah Ngirita
  9. Lucy w Ngirita
  10. Andrine G. Nyambura
  11. Catherine Kamuyu
  12. Sera Muguru
  13. Samuel Kanai
  14. James Katululu

Business entities mentioned by DPP

  1. Annwaw Investment
  2. Njewanga investments
  3. Arkroad Holdings Limited
  4. Kunjiwa Enterprises
  5. Ameri Trade Limited
  6. Ngiwaco Enterprises
  7. Jerrycathy Enterprises
  8. Firstling Supplies Limited
  9. Kalabash Food Supplies
  10. Ersatz Enterprises

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