Details of the Sh600 million property acquired by Samburu Governor Lenolkulal

EACC to decide the fate of the embattled governor Lenolkulal

Samburu Governor Moses Lenolkulal

The Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC) on Friday revealed the properties alleged to have been acquired by Samburu Governor Moses Lenolkulal through illegal means.

The anti-corruption body claimed that the properties were purchased in the past four years.

Detectives from EACC insinuated that Red Rock Resort in Maralal town, along the Maralal-Kisima road that has 20 cottages, belongs to the governor and was acquired in a fraudulent manner.

The hotel is stated to be built on 5-acre-piece of land and is valued at Sh70 million.

The commission proclaimed that Governor Lenolkulal’s house in Mlimani estate in Maralala town was suspected to be developed illegally between the years 2016 and 2017.

The anti-corruption authorities expressed that the house is valid at Sh100 million.

Oryx petrol station owned by Lenolkulal

Another property being targeted by the body is Oryx petrol station which was pointed out to be worth Sh90 million.

Lenolkulal, is reported to have received Sh73 million through the filling station while the one to have benefited the most was Grace Nkukuu.

Nkukuu’s Siambu Contractors company pocketed over Sh360 million from the facility.

Governor Lenolkulal’ s Karen property worth Sh300 million that sits on a one-acre piece of land, was claimed that it was acquired during the financial year 2016/17 through unlawful means and is also is on EACC’s radar.

Karen and Samburu homes raided by EACC

On Wednesday, the Samburu County boss homes in Karen and Samburu were raided by detectives in connection to a Sh2 billion corruption investigations.

"There have been complaints of misappropriation of funds meant for the county which has prompted the searches," stated one of the official.

The detectives had also raided the residence and offices of other top officials mentioned in the scandal.

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