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Deputy Governors pledge to stand with President in the fight against corruption

24 April 2015, 15:25 Oduor Omondi

Kisumu - Deputy governors have thrown their weight behind President Uhuru Kenyatta’s purge on corruption in the public sector.

At a press briefing Thursday on the sidelines of the second devolution conference being held at the Tom Mboya Labour college in Kisumu, Kisii Deputy Governor, Joash Maangi said deputy governors have resolved to cooperate with all anti-corruption agencies in fighting graft in the counties.

Maangi, who is the Secretary General of the Deputy Governors Association, said they are in agreement with the President on the need to move on a clean slate.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has suspended five Cabinet Secretaries, Principal Secretaries and senior high ranking officials for 60 days to allow for investigations into their dockets.

However, 13 County governors named in the list of shame have refused to step aside, citing that this was in conflict with the law.

However, Nairobi Governor Dr. Evans Kidero and his Mombasa Counterpart, Ali Hassan Joho have since been interrogated by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

“We are supporting the fight against corruption. We don’t want to see counties bedevilled by corruption. Corruption is a vice that is killing all of us,” added the Associations chairperson, Evelyn Aruasa.

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She commended the governors who have been cooperating with Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) by presenting themselves when needed for interrogation.

Aruasa, who is the Narok Deputy Governor, pointed out that the Al Shabaab attack on students in Garissa boils down to corruption.

Aruasa said there was need for some security roles to be given to the County governments.

She stated that since the attack in Garissa, Narok County whose economy heavily relies on tourism has been affected by numerous losses of bookings in their high season in September.

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