Ouko points out defective military aircraft 

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Ouko points out defective military aircraft 

The latest report of the Auditor General has revealed that Kenya’s military bought seven fighter jets worth Sh.1.5 billion that were later found to be defective.The jets were bought from Royal Jordanian  Airforce through government -to – government negotiations in April 2007.Further, the report has exposed funds wastage at the Kenyan embassies.For instance, at the Kenyan embassy at Moscow, Russia, Sh 178 million was withdrawn between 2009 and 2011 without recording in the cash book.Payment documents backing the withdrawals were not presented to the auditors. – Daily Nation

The above extract shows that there is a problem when it comes to acquisition of military equipment in Kenya.


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Geoffrey Kerosi is a prolific economics writer and an avid reader in economics, finance, business, politics and technology. He holds bachelors' Degree in Economics and Statistics from Kenyatta University. He has over 4 years of extensive experience working as a Policy researcher and Budget Analyst for Civil Society in Kenya. Contact: Email: geoffrey.kerosi@gmail.com Phone: +254 713 639 776 (Whats-app only) Twitter: @gkerosi

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