Kenyan County Governor Impeached After Fraud Indictment

Kenya's Kiambu County Assembly has voted to impeach Governor Ferdinand Waititu on grounds of abuse of office and violation of the Public Finance Management Act. The embattled county chief has been indicted in a tender fraud case. Waititu's fate now lies with the country's 67 senators who are expected to ratify or overturn the impeachment vote once Parliament resumes after the December recess.

Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu, his wife Susan among other suspects to be charged over a Sh580 million irregular tender at the Milimani Law Courts on July 29, 2019.

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