Cabinet secretary nominee for Roads, Transport and Public works, Kipchumba Murkomen has disclosed that he is worth Sh550 million.
Speaking when he faced the National Assembly Committee on appointments, Murkomen said that it was his cumulative worth, from property and his businesses.
The properties include houses, parcels of land and machinery.
“Mr Speaker, I’m worth an estimated Sh550 million made up of majorly properties; my house in Nairobi and another in Eldoret, three parcels of land in Trans Nzoia, a parcel of land in Narok, in Kajiado and in Nairobi apart from where I live,” Murkomen said.
“Cumulatively with a bit of machinery, vehicles, and also I own a wheelbarrow.
“I practice law under the firm of SMS LLP Advocates, that is one of the main sources of income and of course I’ve been earning salary from my job as Elgeyo Marakwet senator and I also have a bit earning from farming,” he added.
Murkomen was first to appear for vetting on the third day.
So far, 10 Cabinet nominees have vetted.
Kipchumba Murkomen is the current senator of Elgeyo Marakwet and once approved he will have to step down from the position.