KUTI’s RUNNING MATE FACES SHOCKING INTEGRITY ISSUES

 

EXCLUSIVE

By Salad Malicha

Senator right in dark glasses (Centre) and Dr. Abdi Greek on the right

Isiolo Senator, Mohammed Kuti, has picked a former UK-based Doctor as his running mate in the race for the Isiolo gubernatorial seat. Dr Kuti officially declared that Dr. Abdi Ibrahim Issa alias Abdi Kishoto will be his running mate in his bid to clinch the county top seat in the August election.

Strange as it may be, after digging into the background check of one Dr. Abdi Ibrahim Issa alias Abdi Greek Issa’s activities in UK, some shocking revelations according to The SUN Tabloid have emerged that the expose’ might end his prospective political ambition. This has emerged in the wake of new constitutional requirements on integrity for all aspirants participating in the August polls.

The SUN tabloid of 3rd October ran a sensational headline; “LICENCE TO ILL- Investigation reveals dodgy GPs (General Practioners) getting cash to help minicab and Uber drivers fake medical test over fitness to drive”

In United Kingdom, General Practioners (GPs) are required to sign a medical statement that prospective PHV drivers are fit and healthy. But, an undercover investigation found three doctors who allegedly approved minicab medical forms for money.

The Transport for London (TfL) PHV driver licence application asks GPs to check prospective cabbies for details of cardiovascular disease, seizures and problems with eyesight or injuries.

And it states: “This form should be taken to a registered medical practitioner who has access to your full medical history, typically your GP, for completion.

“If it is not completed by someone who has access to your full medical history this could lead to delays in the processing of your medical.”

However, an investigation by The Sun newspaper journalist posing as a PHV driver found that Dr Ashraful Haque Mirza, a GP in Morden, South London, allegedly accepted a cash bribe to fake the results of eyesight and blood pressure tests.
The journalist was passed as medically fit despite telling Dr Mirza that his vision, “gets a bit blurry”. To which the doctor allegedly replied: “Right, OK, fine, they won’t give you any problems with that”.

A PHV driver applying for a renewal of his TfL minicab licence was also filmed leaving Dr Mirza’s surgery and said: “I live in Hounslow, my GP said the health checks would cost £150 and take eight days. Here it takes five minutes and £50.”

Another doctor in Barking, East London, also agreed to sign off the TfL forms presented by the undercover reporter and falsely declare he had seen his full medical history.
And it was further alleged that a minicab company had contracted a doctor in Hounslow, Dr Abdi Greek, to fast track the medical forms of drivers without asking to see the medical records of the PHV licence applicants.

A spokesman for Uber said:

‘There should be tough action against any GP who has falsified medical certificates and any test centres found to cheat the system should be closed down.’

Steve McNamara, general secretary of the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association, also praised The Sun for lifting the lid.
Labour MP and Transport Committee member of House of Commons Graham Stringer said: “This is a serious scandal which is putting the public at risk.”

TfL chief operating officer for surface transport Garrett Emmerson said: “We take all allegations of fraud very seriously and will investigate.”

Chief executive of the General Medical Council Niall Ferguson said the organisation would be investigating the claims, “as a matter of urgency”.

In the wake of such startling revelations the fate of one Dr. Abdi hitherto lies with Multi-Agency Team dealing with matters of those individuals pursuing political office in Kenya.

Dr. Abdi Issa Greek who is a British national according to Public Register had the following registered companies. The first one was dissolved, the second he is active Director till today and the last one he resigned as Director.


BAYSWATER PROPERTY MANAGEMENT LTD (Company Reg. No. 09547015)

COMPANY STATUS
Dissolved

CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS

116 Clarence Street, Southall, Middlesex, England, UB2 5BW

ROLE
Director

APPOINTED ON
1st May 2015

NATIONALITY
British

COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE
England

OCCUPATION
Doctor


BAYSWATER MEDICAL SERVICES LIMITED (Company Reg. No. 07999401)

COMPANY STATUS
Active

CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS

Unit 5, Ground Floor,Red Lion Court,, Red Lion Court, Alexandra Road, Hounslow, England, TW3 1JS

ROLE (ACTIVE)
Director

APOINTED ON
21 March 2012

NATIONALITY
British

COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE
England

OCCUPATION
Doctor


DARUSSALAM CULTURAL CENTRE LTD (Company Registration No. 06844380)

COMPANY STATUS
Active

CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS

116 Clarence Street, Southall, Middlesex, England, UB2 5BW

ROLE (RESIGNED)
Director

APPOINTED ON
1 April 2013

RESIGNED ON
6 May 2014

NATIONALITY
British

COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE
England

OCCUPATION

Doctor


That politicians with ongoing criminal cases, including those battling corruption and hate speech charges, now risk being locked out of the August General Election in an elaborate bid by vetting agencies to comply with Constitutional requirements on integrity. Those with suspicious degrees running for governor and president, as well as their running mates, will not be safe from the hammer.

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), and the Registrar of Political Parties, and Office of the Attorney-General said that they will not leave anything to chance in a bid to clean up Kenyan leadership.

The institutions will enforce compliance with the leadership and integrity requirements by aspirants in the forthcoming General Election. 

Aspirants for political office are asked to declare if they have ever been convicted of any offence and sentenced to serve for at least six months, misused public resources, removed from register of members of professional organisations, dismissed from employment due to integrity, or whether they had been subject of criminal or disciplinary proceedings as public officers.

In this unfortunate scenario, Dr. Abdi Ibrahim alias Abdi Greek alias Abdi Kishoto should brace for hard times ahead with the electoral vetting agencies owing to the fact that he grossly violated basic tenets of Leadership and Integrity Act by engaging in wrongful conduct whilst in the furtherance of personal benefit and much worse falsifying official record.

I hope the vetting agencies will swing into action and deal with this matter expeditiously.

#WhispersFromTheNorth

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Author: Whispers from the North

Extrovert, outgoing, a knack for international relations,foreign policy, governance, human rights and diplomacy. Nonetheless,I live my life and you live yours.I am not in this world to live up to your expectations.You are not in this world to live up to mine.You are you and i am me.if by chance we find each other, it is beautiful.

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