Millicent Omanga Bogged in Ksh4.8 Billion Captivity reproach. Nominated Senator, Millicent Omanga, has set up herself between a gemstone and a hard place after the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission( EACC) launched examinations into a Ksh4.8 billion contract from the Kenya incarcerations Service she was allegedly involved in.
Omanga, the author of Milways Enterprises, was awarded a contract to supply gun slings by the Kenya incarcerations Service.
Milways Enterprises- according to Nation Africa- was among the four companies contracted by Kenya incarcerations and was set to admit Ksh200 million for supplying the gun slings. Oddly, long ordnance come equipped with slings from manufacturers. This has attracted the attention and further questions from theanti-graft body.
Examinations by EACC halted plans by the Kenya incarcerations to expend Ksh3.6 billion, 80 per cent of the contract quantum, to the suppliers, one of them being Milways Enterprises.
According to Nation Africa, EACC is disquisition reasons behind the planned release of finances before the inventories were made. It’s also probing how a cabinetwork supplier was prequalified to handle similar sensitive outfit meant for a public security organ.
The anti-corruption commission is working to establish whether there was any canvassing or overdue influence in the extending process.
According to the Nairobi Woman representative seeker, her establishment sells imported cabinetwork and other ménage goods. She credited the enterprise as the source of her fiscal success.
When questioned by Nation Africa on how she won the contract despite Milways being in a different assiduity, she denied being apprehensive of any contract before decoupling the call.
During the onset of the disquisition in 2019, EACC discovered that neither the National Security Advisory Committee( NSAC) nor the National Security Council( NSC) authorized the procurement of any security particulars.
“ Indeed though my blessing was demanded, I wasn’t apprehensive of any plans to buy the security outfit. There was also no budget for the outfit, ” said Isaiah Osugo, the former Commissioner General of incarcerations.
The EACC is also probing other companies involved in the contract including Pakistan Ordnance Factory contracted to supply rifles and submachine ordnance for Ksh1 billion, Mildat ZO.O. contracted to supply rifles and full- drag target rifles for Ksh343 million and Firetruss Systems contracted to supply invulnerable vests and plastic helmets for Ksh2.2 billion.