Central Banking

CBK governor charged with abuse of office

Central Bank of Kenya governor Dr Andrew Mullei was charged with four counts of abuse of office on Thursday 23 March.

Mullei was accused of appointing his son, Silla Mullei, as one of the consultants for CBK without following the laid down procurement procedures. As a result, the charge states, his son was paid Sh2, 619, 154.85 as consultancy fees.

He also faces three other charges of improperly appointing top economist Prof T C I Ryan, Forensic Auditor, Melville Smith and Titus Mwirigi as CBK