The hearth that burnt down the Migori County procurement workplace destroyed receipts of merchandise price about Sh1.5 billion, making it powerful for the Auditor Frequent to substantiate the expenditures.

Auditor-Frequent Edward Ouko has tracked expenditure value Sh1.56 billion by way of the federal authorities on-line price platform throughout the three months from July 1 to September 24, 2017 and whose receipts are unavailable.

The procurement office and part of the audit unit purchased burnt destroying important paperwork and laptop programs.

“The expenditure could not be vouched for attributable to lack of associated paperwork and financial data which allegedly purchased burnt in the midst of the hearth outbreak leading to limitation of scope,” he talked about.

Monetary establishment statements

The county claimed that on the time of the fireside incident, the procurement retailer contained tender paperwork, work tickets, price vouchers, price cashbooks and monetary establishment statements.

Mr Ouko say it was because of this reality powerful for his office to produce a verdict on Migori county expenditures for the 12 months to June 2018.

The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Firm (EACC) is investigating Migori Governor Okoth Obado for lack of Sh2 billion a couple of of which is claimed to have been wired to accounts of relations.

EACC detectives in November raided Mr Obado’s homes in Nairobi and Migori trying to find proof, days after submitting an affidavid in courtroom docket on lack of county funds. The ethics watchdog has since named 23 firms it believes have been utilized by Mr Obado to win numerous tenders between 2013 and 2017, with an collected price of Sh1,971,179,180.

Curiously, the companies have been registered between 2014- 2016 after the establishment of the devolved governments in 2013.