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EACC arrests ex-Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero over graft claims

Former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has been arrested.

Dr Kidero was arrested Wednesday over “alleged criminal activities involving Nairobi City County Government officials touching on the mismanagement and embezzlement of Public funds”, according to the Office of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions and the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

By press time, Dr Kidero was being taken to the EACC.

EACC CEO Halakhe Waqo said the commission has been  conducting investigations into allegations of abuse of office, money laundering, bribery, conflict of interest  and failure to protect  public property by senior govt officials including Mr Kidero.

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