A Nairobi based logistics and construction firm, Manyota Limited is entangled in a multi-million desilting contract it was awarded by the Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC)
Although the company management has since denied any wrongdoing, there are claims the tender was allegedly awarded fraudulently.
In a damning dossier addressed to the Office the President that also gravely implicates NCWSC Managing Director Engineer Nahashon Muguna dated September 1, 2021, the firm is said to have bagged the tender controversially and executed the works below per.
Manyota Ltd was awarded the controversial contract to desilt Mwagu Intake.
“Engineer Nahashon Muguna the Managing Director of Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company Limited allegedly defrauded NCWSC by contracting the firm of Manyota Limited thereby siphoning KES.28,490,914.85 (twenty eight million, four hundred and ninety million, eighty five cents) as at September 25, 2019 for the purpose of desilting Mwagu Intake.
However, it is not yet clear if the investigative agencies, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) and the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (Eacc) sleuths have commenced probe into the matter.
When contacted, Mayota management maintained all the works was done above board despite claims that payments were made before inspection report was provided and did not use recommended equipment.
“The work was done to specification as per the tender and contract documents. We followed the law in handing over the project. The money was paid to us in installments and it took long before we got fully paid for the work.”
“We had and used the recommended equipment. Further in regards to the above, we will avail all documentation in support of your claim/seek of clarification highlighted above on or before C.O.B Monday 18th October 2021.” Manyota Limited management told The Informer.
NCWSC MD did not respond to our queries by the time of going to press.