This is UHURU‘s tough message to ROTICH, CHELAGUI and KIUNJURI over Sh 21 billion Arror and Kimwarer dams scandal – Now the Son of Jomo is talking

Friday April 5, 2019-President Uhuru Kenyatta has said his government will not have sympathy with state officers who engages in acts of corruption.

Speaking during the State of the Nation Address on Thursday, Uhuru said any state officer who is will be mentioned in a corruption case and taken to court, he will be sacked from his government.

“Once you are mentioned in a corruption case and taken to court, you have to leave government, Uhuru said.

"I undertake to act and remove from the government any individual who will have a case to answer before the court," Uhuru added.

The Head of State also admitted that he has been under pressure to sack government officials.

"There will be no sacred cows in the fight against corruption. I am under pressure that who am I sacking but I must, however, caution that the pursuit of the corrupt will be pursued within the law," he said.

Uhuru said the fight on corruption will not be done based on protests and media narratives.
"Our actions will not be based on condemnations... the cornerstone of our democracy is the rule of law and the process of due process is a critical anchor of that principle," he said.

Uhuru spoke even as three Cabinet Secretaries in his Cabinet are under investigations for stealing Sh 21 billion during the construction of Arror and Kimwarer Dams in Elgeyo Marakwet.

 The three are Henry Rotich (Treasury), Simon Chelagui (Water) and Mwangi Kiunjuri (Agriculture).

The Kenyan DAILY POST

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