EACC have no evidence against Koskei
30 March 2015, 16:26
Nairobi - The Ethics and Anti Corruption Commision EACC has said it has not evidence to charge suspended Agriculture CS Felix Koskei.
Koskei stepped down from office Saturday to heed a request from president Uhuru Kenyatta that requires senior government officials named in an EACC report to step aside and be cleared of their charges.
But Koskei, who arrived at the EACC offices in Nairobi with a group of five lawyers said that he had been told by detectives that there was as yet no evidence linking him to corruption.
" I have been told that there is no evidence to place me in the alleged corrupt deals," he told News24.
" We will return Thursday as I have been asked and will ensure that we get to the bottom of this. I will cooperate as much as possible with the investigations," he added.
Koskei has insisted that he is innocent and that he has done nothing to warrant his naming on the report and subsequent suspension from office.
" I have not done anything wrong and I'm stepping down in the spirit of cooperation and the belief that I will clear my name," he added.
Koskei is among 22 top ranking officials that have been suspended from office over corruption.
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