NAIROBI: Friday, November 1, 2013
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has suspended from duty four officials who were charged in court on 30th October, 2013 for corruption and abuse of office. They are Mr. James Oswago (CEO/Commission Secretary), Mr. Wilson Shollei (Deputy Commission Secretary - Support Services), Mr. Edward Karisa (Finance and Procurement Director) and Mr. Willy Kamanga (Ag. Procurement Manager).
They have been suspended as per Section 62 (1) of the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act, which requires that a public officer, who is charged with corruption or economic crimes to be suspended, with effect from the date of the charge till proceedings against him/her are discontinued, acquitted or convicted.