In Summary
  • Funds were allegedly siphoned from the institution in the last three years in a scheme involving senior government officials and ghost suppliers.
  • DPP and PAC have set to probe suspects named in the scandal.
  • Opposition politician Musalia Mudavadi has asked Treasury and Health secretaries to resign over the scandal.

Trade unionist Francis Atwoli now says President Uhuru Kenyatta has been deserted by top government officials in his fight against corruption.

The Central Organization of Trade Unions (Cotu) secretary general was commenting on the recent scandal at National Youth Service (NYS) where Sh9 billion disappeared, dealing a fresh blow to President Kenyatta’s fight against corruption.

“President Kenyatta means well for this country. He is very much concerned about Kenya. His problem is that for all these years he has no one to assist him,” Mr Atwoli told JKL show on Citizen TV.

The money was allegedly siphoned from the institution in the last three years in a well-orchestrated scheme involving senior government officials and ghost suppliers.

Already, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Noordin Haji and the Public Accounts Committee, are set to probe those involved in the scandal.

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