Anne Wambere Wanjiku Ngirita Was Paid Ksh60 Million in NYS Scam

  • A woman who was paid Ksh60 Million in the National Youth Service (NYS) scam, where Ksh9 Billion could not be accounted for, has been revealed.

    Anne Wambere Wanjiku Ngirita appeared for questioning at the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) headquarters where statements revealed that she received the money for supplying goods to the institutions.

    The 30-year-old woman allegedly walked to the NYS offices in Gilgil where she requested a procurement officer to allow her to supply the goods.

    "I've never tendered for any supply at NYS. I don't know how to tender. I walked into NYS offices and I was given a Local Purchase Order (LPO) worth Ksh60 Million. I don't know where the items were sourced neither what was supplied to NYS.

    [caption caption="Anne Wambere Wanjiku Ngirita"][/caption]

    "My company has no physical office. I operate from anywhere," she told investigators

    Investigations revealed that she operates Annwaw Investment, Ann Wambere and Ann Wambere Wanjiku Investments.

    “I mandated my mother, Lucy Wambui Ngirita, to operate the account for Ann Wambere Wanjiku Investments,” she testified.

    According to NYS records, she was supposed to supply foodstuff, stationary, hammers and firewood.

    Ngirita is among 49 people who have been questioned in relation to the scandal.

    Reports indicate that 20 companies are under investigations with 14 having already recorded statements with the investigators.

    Similarly, suspended National Youth Service (NYS) Director-General Richard Ndubai and Youth Principal Secretary Lillian Mbogo were interrogated over their involvement in the probe.

    [caption caption="Youth PS Lillian Omollo and Director-General Richard Ndubai"][/caption]