EACC summons 8 Busia MCAs over 'graft' in budget
3 months ago, 10 Sep 08:03
The anti-corruption watchdog has written to eight Busia ward reps over alleged corruption in the county's budget.
In letters written to the county secretary and clerk of the Busia County Assembly, the Ethics and Corruption Commission (EACC), through Mr Ignatius Wekesa, directed the MCAs to appear at Integrity Centre for questioning on September 12.
“We are investigating allegations of corruption and forgeries in relation to supplementary budget of the county,” the letter from Mr Wekesa reads.
“To process the investigations, kindly facilitate the following officers for the exercise as indicated in the individual invitation letters.”
The MCAs are Mr Philip Mudai Emaset, Mr Tony Onyango Opondo, Mr Josephat Wandera, Mr Stephen Ekapolon Ajakait, Mr Godfrey Egesa Odongo, Mr Gabriel Okello and Mr Kenneth Imwene Ichasi.
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