Nakuru Woman Rep Liza Chelule is now the talk of Nakuru towns and social media platforms over myriad corruption and nepotism claims reigning in her office.
A section of County residents want Ethics and anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) to prop her office over misuse of National Government Affirmative Action Fund allegedly being misused to enrich own family and allies at the expense of electorate.
The former jubilee nominated senator is on spot following revelations of how she has been awarding tenders to family companies, funds to ghost groups and opportunities in public institutions.
“You were given a chance by William to give jobs to Kuresoi youth but you employed your son (Name withheld) at Standard Gauge Railway” a post by Moryn Kilel read
She is also accused of employing her daughter in law as personal assistant and hiring her daughter at Kenya Pipeline Corporation yet she has not assisted any genuine resident.
The disappointed woman who depend on her grocery stall to educate her three children at the university lamented that she has sought her support in vain faulted her for not helping even single group of needy women in the region to start income generating activity despite receiving sh. 54 million in the previous financial year.
“We have been reaching out to her for help as she promised during campaigns but she remains unreachable.” A woman identified with one name Jane said.
The former KCC clerk is also accused of bulldozing government entities to award tenders to companies operated by one of his sons with one of them mentioned as CHECO that has constructed almost 30 roads in Kuresoi since 2017.
“We also know that your sons received sh. 400,000 that was meant for IDPs. The real IDPs are still languishing in camps while you and your family are enjoying yourself at Villa Rosa Kenpinski” Moryn Kilel’s post further reads.
Some of the projects that locals want Liza to give public its breakdown include the defunct KUWORA that had received millions of donations from NGOs, Gender Equity Network (GNET) and how funds raised by Rachel Ruto, Kipchumba Murkomen and Faruok Kibet meant to help members of Kuresoi Women Empowerment Orgnization (KWEO).
However, one of her supporter said, the allegations were driven by 2022 political malice by her competitors.
Our efforts to reach Chelule for comment on phone went futile when our phone call went unanswered but we are still pursuing her take on the claims. d