Ruto Gives Stern Warning to Corrupt Kenyans

President William Ruto has said his resolve to fight corruption in the country is unstoppable, reports Capital FM.

He said Kenya had suffered immensely from corruption hence the need to end it "once and for all".

He warned those who use politics and courts to protect thieves that their time is up.

He told the opposition to stop wasting their time defending "thieves".

He pledged to take the fight to the sugar sector that is dogged by cartels while proposing the setting up of more sugarcane mills to support the existing ones in production.

Meanwhile, opposition Azimio La Umoja One Kenya-allied senators have condemned President Ruto's remarks in Bungoma concerning cartels frustrating the sugar industry where business investor Jaswatan Rai was adversely mentioned.

A week ago Ruto also sent a warning shot to individuals fueling corruption in Kenya saying they should either stop the vice or be jailed.

The President regretted that the vice was so rampant that one has to part with money to secure employment in public offices.

Two weeks ago, an investigation by authorities into a U.S.$7 million Finland Scholarship Programme scam, led to the arrest of a Uasin Gishu country Senator Jackson Mandago and two top officials, Joshua Lelei and Meshack Rono. Ruto ordered all the culprits in the scandal to refund the cash or face consequences.


President William Ruto addressing the crowds (file photo).

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