The national Assembly speaker has ordered the budget and appropriations committee and the committee on infrastructure to start investigations into the locals behind the Chinese firms in Kenya. Majority of the mega projects that are underway in Kenya are being undertaken by Chinese contractors.
As the Government seeks to increase the amount of spending in infrastructure projects. Kenyans have raised questions in regards to the awarding of this tenders. According to documents seen by https://iconnews.co.ke team Chinese contractors benefited from this projects.
This has left Kenyan firms at the mercy of this foreign contractors. In regards to this, Garissa town member of parliament has raised a query in parliament seeking to reveal the faces behind this Chinese owned companies. As it is the law in Kenya, a foreign company cannot operate in Kenya without local shareholder or director.
During the recent probe into KEMSA. It was discovered that the likes of Murathe and Junet Mohammed held shares in Chinese companies that were awarded tenders by KEMSA. This tenders later formed the basis of the latest KEMSA scandal. The scandal cost tax payers over 8 billion shillings.
According to the national Speaker Justin Muturi. This issue is very urgent and the committees should present their reports within three weeks.Kenya seeks to expand Embassies and Missions