Migori Governor has been a troubled man in recent months most recently arrested in Kisii together with his four children. Noordin Haji had ordered the arrests of the governor, his siblings, four children and business associates over the alleged embezzlement of Sh73.5 million from the Migori county coffers.
According information from DPP , the accused include 11 persons and 13 companies that were used in siphoning funds from Migori County coffers.Obado and his co-accused are still under police custody in Nairobi after being driven from Kisii where they were arrested after grilling by EACC detectives.
At the Center of the investigations is Jared Peter Kwanga who is termed as the joining dot between Obado and his family members. The embezzlement was done between the years 2013 and 2017 when Obado served his first term.
DPP Noordin Haji revealed that according to investigation results, the cash was used to pay school fees, upkeep, maintenance and medical bills for the governor’s children studying in Australia, Scotland and the United Kingdom.
The children in question are Dan Okoth, Susan Okoth, Jerry Okoth, and Adhiambo Everlyne Okoth. Okoth obado children are highly learned with some moving to best universities abroad.
According to standard media, Dan Okoth is the first born has a masters degree in mining engineering from Curtin University in Australia.
Daughter Susan Akoth is a lawyer by profession attained from University of Nairobi school of law in Parklands.
Adhiambo Everlyne Okoth is also a graduate from University of Aberdeen in Scotland.