In Summary
  • Led by former Jubilee Party vice-chairperson David Murathe, the team camped in Murang’a County.
  • Mr Murathe said the time has come for everyone linked to corruption to have a date with the courts.

  • Mr Murathe claimed he had talked with President Uhuru Kenyatta who assured him that action will be taken soon.

A team of lawmakers opposed to Deputy President William Ruto, who are drawn from the ruling party and opposition, on Sunday continued piling pressure on the government to arrest top officials linked to corruption scandals.

The group initially called itself Mt Kenya and Diaspora Leaders Forum but it seems to have gained a boost after Orange Democratic Movement, Wiper Democratic Movement and Kanu members joined the bandwagon.

The group said it shall crisscross the country mounting pressure on the government to arrest and prosecute any leader linked to corruption regardless of their social status and their positions.

RUTO TARGET

Led by former Jubilee Party vice-chairperson David Murathe, the team camped in Murang’a where they attended service at the Gatanga Catholic Church and later held a rally at the Gatura shopping centre.

Mr Murathe said the time has come for everyone linked to corruption to have a date with the courts.

Citing the conviction of South Korea’s former president, the former Jubilee Party official, who is an avowed opponent of Mr Ruto’s 2022 presidential bid, said no one should be spared if they have been linked to corruption.

“We have witnessed former presidents in Korea and other countries being arrested and charged in court over corruption and Deputy President William Ruto is not indispensable,” he said.

MURATHE CLAIM

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