David Kimosop sacked as KVDA MD over Kimwarer, Arror scandal

Kerio Valley Development Authority (KVDA) board has sacked Managing Director David Kimosop, replacing him with Francis Kipkech who will serve in acting capacity.

Kipkech was, until his new appointment, serving as Kimosop’s deputy.

The Jackson Kiptanui led board announced its decision through a brief statement on Thursday.

The board said KVDA projects and programmes will continue uninterrupted despite the change of guard at the institution.

“The Board wishes to assure the public and other stake holders that the services. Programmes, and projects of the authority will continue uninterrupted. The Board wishes to appreciate Mr. Kimosop for the service rendered to the authority and the stewardship of the entity towards the successful achievement of its programmes and interventions” ” read the statement.

Kimosop was grilled by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations regarding the multi-billion shillings Kimwarer and Arror dams’ project scam.

The 21 billion shillings projects are said to have been marred by procurement irregularities.

Investigations in to the dams’ project in Elgeyo Marakwet County are underway.

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