Ndaragwa Member of Parliament Jeremiah Kioni has found himself in an embarrassing as he struggled to justify how deputy president Dr William Ruto allegedly pilfered funds meant for construction of Arror and Kimwarer dams on Live TV.
While appearing on TV 47 Kenya Live show on Friday morning, Kioni mumbled on a number of occasions as he explained step-by-step on the involvement of DP Ruto in the lose of the aforementioned funds from the Treasury.
This follows after the debate moderator put him to task to substantiate why the DP was to blame, as alleged by former prime minister Raila Odinga and president Uhuru Kenyatta's camp.
She wanted the MP to give a convincing answer that the lose was attributed to DP Ruto because the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji had earlier on exonerated the country's second in command from blame and instead, pointed fingers at Uhuru.
The lawmaker began by alleging that the DP mentioned that Ksh. 7 billion was lost and in his observation, it likely that he knew how the funds were stolen.
However, according to Kioni, the former Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich and his Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge signed off the money to be expended, and not the president.
"The person who signed for the money to be released is...... former CS for Finance Henry Rotich and PS Thugge.....," Said Kioni.
Nevertheless, when queried why the buck should not stop at the office of the president since the money disappeared under his watch, he claimed that Head of State was with his deputy who was untrustworthy.
The moderator laughed off the Kieleweke MP's response as she switched to another query.
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