Family of Anne Ngirita Who Supplied 'Air' to NYS Suspect Arrested

  • Four people related to Anne Ngirita, the woman at the centre of the National Youth Service (NYS) scandal have been arrested.

    Members of the Ngirita family were nabbed in Naivasha during the ongoing swoop of suspects linked to the Sh9 billion Youth Service scandal.

    The four; Ann Wambere Wanjiku who was paid Ksh59 million for supplying nothing to the NYS, her mother, sister and brother are being held at the Naivasha Police Station.

    The suspects were apprehended at their home in Lake View Estate in Naivasha and are set to be transferred to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations headquarters in Nairobi for grilling.

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    Ms Ngirita was reported to have supplied nothing to the NYS but she got a small chunk of the Ksh9 billion believed to have been spirited away by corruption cartels.

    The 30-year-old walked to NYS headquarters and requested a procurement officer to allow her to supply goods but she had never tendered to supply goods and services to the government and neither did she have an office.

    On paper, she was supposed to supply foodstuff, stationery, hammers and firewood but nevertheless, she received money in an account held by her company Annwaw Investment.

    She admitted that since her company had no office or other business premises, she only used a Certificate of Registration of Business and a KRA tax compliance certificate to get a contract at NYS.

    Ngirita’s case was curious after she confessed to not knowing how much she was paid by NYS or what she supplied.

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    Her mother is said to own two other firms; Waluco and Ngiwaco Investments,, which are among 10 companies whose directors were summoned by detectives.

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