Former Youth Enterprise Development Fund Chairman Bruce Odhiambo who had major ties to Governor Anne Waiguru and knew much about who were the forces behind the scheme in which millions of shillings disappeared in Nairobi died recently under controversial circumstances.
Odhiambo died on Tuesday morning January 8th 2019 at the Nairobi Hospital Intensive Care Unit after a long battle with cardiac ailments.
According to close sources, in 2018 October, Odhiambo went to India to replace his pacemaker that had been implanted under the skin to help manage irregular heartbeats.
He returned to Kenya in November but his body developed more complications that led to his admission to hospital.
Odhiambo resigned from the Youth Enterprise Development Fund in March 2016 after being accused of allegedly misappropriating Sh180 million at the kitty.
In 2016, a driver for the Youth Enterprise Development Fund was killed in a mysterious circumstances in Mombasa.
He was facing charges alongside the former Youth Fund CEO Catherine Namuye who has also passed on under unclear circumstance.
During their trial in June 2017 they lodged fresh protests over documents that were allegedly not supplied to the court to support their case.
Their lawyers said certain documents that may boost their defense had not been supplied to them.
They both denied charges and were granted a million bond with surety of a similar amount or an alternative cash bail of Sh2 million.
Namuye was later found dead in her Kileleshwa home on October 4 after collapsing.
Neighbours said they heard screams and when they rushed to check they found her on the floor foaming at the mouth.
In less than 48 hours, Namuye close friend and Human Rights lawyer Eva Achieng Ayiera was found dead in her house in Kileleshwa Nairobi. Their circumstances of their deaths remains suspicious to date.
A few weeks later, Mr. John Kithome Tuta of Kenya who was appointed as member of the AU advisory board on
#Corruption and whose role was to review issues of this nature, died mysterious after a short illness in Nairobi on 28th December, 2017. He was laid to rest on Saturday 6th January, 2018 at Muvuo Village, Mulala Ward of Makueni County.
Legendary music producer Bruce Odhiambo who played a major role in the saga was on Saturday the 19th of January laid to rest in Koru, Kisumu County in a casket that was donned as a piano as shown in the pictures below.
The former Youth Enterprise Development Fund Chair who died on January 8 was laid to rest in an event attended by the President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition chief, Raila Odinga.
Without the major witnesses in one of the major heist in Kenya’s history, the money trail of the scheme will remain cold with the beneficiaries of the scheme out there!
May God bless Kenya!