Bruce Odhiambo Biography
Bruce Odhiambo was born on in Siaya county. He is a music producer and former chairman of youth enterprise and development fund boss.He is also a musician who played with the legendary Mombasa-based Safari Sound Band and the Spartans.
Secondary school student at St. Mary’s School Nairobi
Secondary school student at Eastleigh High School
Primary school student at Jogoo Road Primary School
March 2014-2016: Chairman of the Youth Enterprise and Development Fund
October 1988 – Present: Executive Chairman, JOHARI CLEFF
Music production for the elite, radio and t.v advertising, music for film and videography.
January 1987 – Present: Director, Casablanca Holdings
Bruce Odhiambo 180 million Scandal
During his time as the chairman of the Youth Enterprise and Development Fund Kshs. 180 million disappeared and he was accused of sacking the funds former finance manager Benedict Atavachi yet he was not authorized to do so. Atavachi is the whistle-blower of the scam. Odhiambo then appointed Catherine Namuye and made her the sole signatory to the account from which the KSh 180 million disappeared mysteriously.
While sacking Benedict Atavachi, Parliamentary Investment Committee noted that Bruce Odhiambo copied the sacking letter to embattled former Devolution and Planning CS Anne Waiguru.
Bruce Odhiambo Family
He is not married but he is a father of two one daughter and a son.
Bruce Odhiambo Interview
Bruce Odhiambo Cause of Death
Odhiambo died on Tuesday morning at the Nairobi Hospital Intensive Care Unit after a long battle with cardiac ailments.
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.
Bruce Odhiambo Graft Charges
Ms Namuye and former board chairman Bruce Odhiambo were charged with 12 counts of corruption in relation to the loss of Sh180 million of taxpayers’ money in 2016.
Also charged were the directors of Quorandum Ltd, Mukuria Ngamau and Doreen Waithera.
Ms Namuye and Mr Odhiambo were accused of receiving Sh4.5 million and Sh1.8 million in kickbacks from Quorandum that prosecutors said “they had reasons to believe was corruptly acquired from the Youth Enterprise Development Fund.”
Additional information: The Star, Information Cradle