Embattled Migori Governor Okoth Obado who is facing a murder charge in the killing of his girlfriend Sharon Otieno has been arrested again after presenting himself to the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission EACC officers In Kisii. Obado presented himself alongside his children with whom he is accused of fleecing Migori County of Ksh.73.4 Million.</div><div>This is after Director of Public Prosecution DPP,Noordin Haji approved charges against them.
He is accused alongside his children Achola Dan Okoth, Susan Scarlett Okoth, Jerry Zachary Okoth and Evelyn Adhiambo Okoth following an investigation by EACC. County Officials and more than 15 businessmen and women who won lucrative tenders through corruption at the county and later wired money to the governor and his children’s accounts are aslo going to be charged..
Some of the money was used to purchase a prime property in the upmarket Loresho Ridge in Nairobi that was registered under Obado’s daughter Evelyn. Obado is out on bond in the murder case of Sharon Otieno who was brutally murdered while pregnant. The governor’s three children received Ksh.38Million which is said to have been spent on paying their school fees in Australia and United Kingdom and purchased two Toyota Landcruiser V8’s.
The audit trail further disclosed that Ksh.34,525,000 was used to purchase a house in Loresho Ridge whose beneficial owner is Evelyn Adhiambo, the governor’s daughter.