Rebecca Nabutola

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Rebecca M. Nabutola (born January 17, 1959) is the former Permanent Secretary (PS) of Kenya's Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife. Nabutola studied at the Institute of Social Studies, Hague, earning a diploma in International Relations and Development, and at the University of Nairobi, where she earned a bachelor of arts.[1]

On September 10, 2012, M/s Nabutola was convicted of conspiracy to defraud her ministry of Kes.8.4 million and was sentenced to 3 Years in prison and a fine of Kes.1 million or serve an additional 2 years in jail. The fraud involved a planned trip by the Kenya's permanent secretaries to the Masai Mara Game Reserve to view the WildeBeest migration. M/s Nabutola is said to have authorized the overstated payment from the Ministry's kitty while it was to be funded by the stake holders.

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