JIMMY KIAMBA RECEIVED 200 M WITHIN 3 MONTHS, COURT TOLD.

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Former Nairobi County Government chief Finance officer Jimmy Kiamba (FILE PHOTO).

BY SAM ALFAN.

A witness testified that Former Nairobi County Government chief Finance officer Jimmy Kiamba  received 200 million shillings within a period of 3months .

EACC forensic and asset investigator Mr Tabu Luanga told the court that told the Nairobi Anti- Jimmy Kiamba received between 300,000 shillings to -2.5million shillings daily between January to March in year 2014

Mr Luanga further testified that  the investigation against Kiamba was prompted by the report received by the commission from Financial Report Centre (FRC).

The investigator told the court that after the receipt of the report, a team of investigators was constituted to look at the matter and the purpose was to establish the truth on the matter.

During the investigations, the investigator claimed that they recovered documents and established that there was a parallel payment system that was being used at the city county government of Nairobi Chief Finance Officer when documents purported to be for procurement of certain items adding that the money was paid to the secretary contrary to the procurement laws.

They obtained cheques/counterfeit cheques, payments vouchers, imprest warrants, particulars of the city county government accounts. The court was told that there was double payments and the said money was being paid to the secretary against procurement laws.

Other county senior officials charged alongside Jimmy Kiamba.
Other county senior officials charged alongside Jimmy Kiamba.

From the bank they got imprest account where transactions took place, cheques that were irregularly paid (both in soft and hard copies).They also found documents implicating the accused persons

In the case fromer County secretary Lilian Ndegwa and chief finance officer Jimmy Kiamba are among the officials charged with defrauding City Hall of millions of shillings in shady procurement deals.

Other officials charged are Regina Rotich,  Stephen Osiro and  Nancy Kiruri.

They have all denied the charges and are out on bond pending the hearing of their cases.

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