Report: Senators Want Interior CS Matiang’i And Education PS Kipsang Thrown Under The Bus Over Ruaraka Land Scam

Matiang’i and Kipsang

SENATE public accounts committee wants CS Matiang’i and Education PS Belio Kipsang held responsible for Ruaraka land scandal. Among the key recommendations made are:

DCI, DPP and EACC to recover from Whispering Palms Ltd., Afrison Export Import Ltd. and Huelands Ltd. and their directors the amount of Ksh. 1,500,000,000.00 that was fraudulently paid by the NLC.

NLC to compel the person having possession of title to Land Parcel L.R. No. 7879/4 to surrender it to the Registrar of Government Land. The Ministry of Lands and NLC to secure the interest of Government on all the public utility plots on L.R. No. 7879/4 that were surrendered by Drive-In Estate Developers Ltd. as per the conditions set out for approval of subdivision plan of 1983 within six (6) months.

The DCI and DPP to investigate and prosecute the directors of Whispering Palms Estate Ltd., Afrison Export Import Ltd. and Huelands Ltd. for making fraudulent claim on ownership of the land the schools occupy knowing very well that it had surrendered the land for public utility and thereby causing the tax payer a loss of Ksh. 1,500,000,000.00.

Causing payment to Whispering Palms Estate Ltd. to be paid without a duly executed deed of indemnity.

The then CS, Dr. Fred Matiang’i and the Principal Secretary, State Department of Basic Education, Dr. Belio Kipsang should be held responsible for causing loss of Ksh. 1,500,000,000.00 for ignoring the recommendations of a report of Quality Assurance and Standards Assessment which established that the land on which Ruaraka High School was built on was public land, but went ahead with the acquisition of the land for the schools.

The DCI, DPP and EACC should investigate and prosecute the Chairperson and Commissioners of NLC for causing loss of public funds amounting to Ksh. 1,500,000,000.00 being part payment for acquiring 13.7701 acres for Drive-In Primary School and Ruaraka High School, contrary to the principles of public finance under Article 201 (d).

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