Nairobi, March 14 -- The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) risks losing a prime parcel of land worth Sh7 billion to a third party in the upmarket Karen Estate, MPs learnt on Wednesday.

The National Assembly's Public Investments Committee on Social Services, Administration and Agriculture heard that a group, which had been claiming the 10-hectare piece of land in Karen, has cleared all land rent and rates to the Ministry of Lands and the County government of Nairobi.

Alex Wachira, NHIF chief executive, told the Navakholo MP Emanuel Wangwe-chaired committee that the NHIF had only paid land rent of Sh32,320 for the year to December 2023.

He said Peter David Leparaku, representative of a group claiming the land the NHIF bought for Sh93...