Former Mandera South MP Adan Haji Ali Sheikh has been charged for illegally awarding his firm a Ksh 51, 456,006 tender.
“Former Mandera South MP Adan Haji Ali Sheikh has today been arraigned before Mombasa Chief Magistrate Hon. Alex Ithuku for illegally awarding his firm a tender worth Ksh 51, 456,006.” said EACC
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The former Legislator who is facing conflict of interest charges is reported to have committed the crime between 10 May, 2013 and 10 May, 2017 within Kwale County when he an employee of the County.
“The accused was charged with conflict of interest contrary to section 42(3) as read with section 48 of the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes act 2003 with the particulars being that between 10 May, 2013 and 10 May, 2017 within Kwale County in the Republic of Kenya, being an employee of the Kwale County Government, awarded his Kwale based hotel, Lofta Resort a catering service tender amounting to Kshs. 51, 456,006.” said EACC
Mr. Adan Haji Ali Sheikh however pleaded not guilty to the charges and was released on Ksh 2,000,000 with one surety of a similar amount with an alternative cash bail of Ksh. 500,000.
The case will be mentioned again on February 27, 2024.