A top finance director at Sports Stadia Management Board, Francis
Kingori Githaiga has been charged with graft.
He was arraigned before Anti-corruption
court this morning on charges of conflict of
interests and failure to disclose a private interest.
The prosecution alleges that on March 16 2012, being an agent
of the sports stadia management Board, he knowingly acquired an interest
in Brandson Limited, a company which had been contracted by Sports
Stadia Management Board to provide advertising services.
It is also alleged that Githaiga being a director of East Africa
Business Times Limited failed to disclose his interest and
participated in the processing of payments by signinging cheques for
over 1.8 million shillings in favor of his company.
He appeared before Anti-corruption magistrate Felix Kombo and was
released on cash bail of Sh1.5 million.
Proceedings resume September 8 with a hearing date set from November 7 and 8