Former AG Muigai to chair public private partnership committee

Written By: Hunja Macharia

Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani has appointed former Attorney General Prof Githu Muigai as the Chairperson of Public-Private Partnership Petition committee.

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Githu will succeed James Muruthi Kihara whose term came to an end.

The CS has also appointed Mohamed Abbey Mohamed, Ms Janice Kotut, Ms Eunice Lumallas, Sadick Mustapha Doufa as members of the Committee for a period of 3 years, with effect from the 26th February, 2021.

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The tribunal is established under the public private partnership act, 2013.

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It considers all potions and complaints submitted by a private party during the process of tendering and entering into a project agreement under the act.

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The administrative decisions of the PPP Unit, the PPP Committee and a Contracting Authority made in the context of a PPP tender are all open to objection by way of a petition by a private party involved in that tender process.

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Such decisions arise in the following circumstances, when bidders are shortlisted, when bids are evaluated and bids ranked or when a tender is awarded.

The Committee shall consist of the Principal Secretary who is the chairperson as well as four other members appointed by the Cabinet Secretary.

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