State House announces auction of cars, assorted items

By , K24 Digital
On Tue, 28 May, 2024 10:21 | 2 mins read
President William Ruto signs Affordable House Bill to law at State House on March 19, 2024. PHOTO/@WilliamsRuto/X.
President William Ruto signs Affordable House Bill to law at State House on March 19, 2024. PHOTO/@WilliamsRuto/X.

The Executive Office of the President, State House, has announced the auction of various items including motor vehicles and other assorted items.

In a notice published on MyGov on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, State House listed unserviceable motor vehicles, tyres and other assorted items that will be auctioned.

"The Executive Office of the President- State House intends to sell by Public Auction unserviceable motor vehicles, tyres, car batteries, rims and assorted items," the public notice read in part.

The public auction is scheduled to take place on Friday, June 14, 2024, starting at 10:00 am at the State Department for Roads in Ruiru.

State House Spokesperson Hussein Mohamed at Harambee House on Sunday, May 19, 2024. PHOTO/@ItsMutai/X
State House Spokesperson Hussein Mohamed at Harambee House on Sunday, May 19, 2024. PHOTO/@ItsMutai/X.

Conditions for buying

According to State House, interested buyers must bid by submitting Ksh50,000 at the Executive Office of the President.

"The prospective bidders are required to pay a refundable deposit of Ksh50,000 payable in the form of cash at cash office, Executive Office of the President- State House in Nairobi during normal working hours," the notice added.

"Interested bidders may obtain further information by visiting www.tenders.go.ke and www.president.go.ke to download a catalogue containing details of the venue, items to be auctioned, conditions of sale and date of viewing."

The auctioning process will be executed by Astorion Auctioneers, State House further clarified. The auction is part of the government plan to get rid of items which are not currently being used.

President William Ruto on May 8 at State House. PHOTO/@WilliamsRuto/X
President William Ruto on May 8 at State House. PHOTO/@WilliamsRuto/X.

Police auction

At the same time, the National Police Service Commission has also announced the planned auction of various motor vehicles.

In a notice, the police commission listed seven vehicles including two Land Rovers, three Nissan Navaras, Suzuki Vitara and Renault.

The Police Commission advised the interested bidders to visit the public tender portal to view and make payment for the listed vehicles.

The National Police Service Commission will also be auctioning several other assorted items including scanners and telephone heads.

All the auctions will be done in line with the Central Bank of Kenya regulations which require proper display of items, their conditions and pricing.

The respective auctioneers are also required to surrender the items immediately after a successful bidder is found during a competitive buying process.

For refunds, the auctioneers are also required to refund the money following the agreed rules.

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