Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Maralal branch manager has told the court that a Maralal petrol station associated with Samburu Governor Moses Kasaine Lenolkulal was paid millions through various bank transactions from Samburu County Government.
Johnstone Kirui produced documents showing how Oryx Service Station was paid the moniessince 2013.
In the case, Lenolkulal is charged alongside his Deputy governor Julius Lawrence Leseeto, county secretary Stephen Siringa Letinina, Chief County Secretary Danuel Nakuo Lenolkirina, Josephine Naamo Lenasalia, Reuben Marumben Lemunyete. Linus Milton Lenolngenje, Paul Lolmingani, Benard Ltarasi Lesurmat, Lililian Balanga , Andrew Ropilo Lanyasunya, David England Loosenge and Geofrey Barun Kitewan.
The court heard that on 27th March 2013 and 25th March 2019 at Maralal town within Samburu County, being Governor of Samburu county conspired to commit an offence of corruption namely abuse of office leading to unlawful payment of Sh 84,695,996,55 to Moses Kasaine Lenolkulal Oryx service station.
Lenolkulal and Hesbon Jack Wachira Ndathi are accused that between 27th March 2013 and 25th March 2019 within Samburu county being the Governor of Samburu County and Private person, they unlawfully acquired public property worth Sh 84, 695,996.55 for the supply of fuel to Samburu County Government through Oryx Service Station.
They all denied the charges and are currently out on bail.