Kenya’s Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission is investigating more than 15 regional governors and may arrest at least four of them within a month, the Standard reported, citing the agency’s Chief Executive Officer Twalib Mbarak.
The commission will soon hand over to prosecutors files from their investigations of the four governors, the Nairobi-based newspaper said Thursday.
This week, officials from the agency arrested Samburu County Governor Moses Lenolkulal over financial dealings by the local government unit he heads. He was charged with conspiracy to commit an economic crime, abuse of office and conflict of interest after the county transacted with a gasoline station that he has an interest in. Lenolkulal denies any wrongdoing.
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