Governor Ali Korane’s graft case pushed to May

Garissa County Governor Ali Korane before Nairobi Anti-corruption court at a past date. Photo/Suek

The hearing of the graft case against Garissa Governor Ali Korane and his three co-accused has been pushed to 9th May after the trial magistrate was said to be mourning.

The case which was coming up for hearing on Monday 4th failed to kick off after the parties were informed that Chief Magistrate Elizabeth Juma is bereaved. 

Ali Korane is charged alongside four county officials, Ibrahim Malow Nur, Mohamed Ahmed Abdullahi, Abdi Shale and Ahmed Abdullahi Aden with eight counts of conspiracy to commit an economic crime.


They are also charged with failure to comply with procurement law relating to management of public funds and misappropriation of public funds.

The accused persons are alleged to have conspired to commit an economic crime namely, mismanagement of public funds allocated to the county government of Garissa as a conditional grant for the Kenya Urban support Programme (KUSP) amounting to Sh 233,506,000.