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Senators reject controversial medical gadgets project

By iwano@_84

Senators have rejected the damming report on medical kits project and pushed for radical amendments to name, shame and force to step aside state officers who bungled the programme.

Some 27 lawmakers voted against the report that was filed by ad hoc committee after investigating the medical equipment programme for a year.

Only two senators voted for the report.

While terming the report generic and a letter of lamentations, the lawmakers want specific officers indicted and companies adversely mentioned in the report barred from doing business in Kenya.

“This report looks like a letter of lamentation because the way recommendations have been done is based on observing issues. It is like shooting the blanks,” Nandi senator Samson Cherargei said.

Charargei cited the General Electric East Africa, which was awarded a Sh28 billion contract, whose directors failed to appear before the committee, but was not indicted in the report.

“This was

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