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Ruto hardest hit by corruption allegations

29 March 2015, 11:08 William Korir

Nairobi - Deputy President William Ruto is the hardest hit by the mass suspensions on public officials implicated in corruption reports.

21 senior public officials were forced to take leave of office by president Uhuru Kenyatta Saturday, majority of whom are in Ruto's wing of the Jubilee coalition, the United Republican Party URP.

Three of the four CS's who stepped aside are Ruto's lieutenants, with Felix Koskei (Agriculture), Davis Chirchir (Energy) and Kazungu Kambi (Labour) all from the URP wing.

Ruto has also lost his chief of staff Marianne Kitany, a key cog in his day to day operations in government.

Others shown the door include Patrick Osero, chairman of the Agricultural Finance Corporation.

Osero is a close pal of Ruto's and is well known in public circles for being the owner of the controversial Weston Hotel, which has been heavily linked to the DP.

Richard Langat, the NSSF Managing Trustee has also been forced to step aside as has Charles Tanui, the Kenya Pipeline Company CEO.

They are all from Ruto's URP wing and are known Ruto supporters.

Ruto though is said to be calm about the suspensions and even put his weight behind the move by the president to suspend public officials linked to corruption.

According to experts though, the move will heavily benefit the two and especially Uhuru who has now killed off the corruption tag as he looks forward to the 2017 General Election.

" He has not just done a service to the nation, but also to his CV as a president. He will be known as the person who had zero tolerance to corruption," political scientist Michael Njenga says.

" I do not know if the move is a public relations stunt or not, but what did strike me was Uhuru saying that he had done his best and it was up to the Anti Corruption Commision to prosecute the cases within 60 days".

" Can all the cases we have be solved within 60 days? I can bet you not."

" Regardless of what happens, the president has beat his detractors fair and square," he added.

Not so for Ruto, who is facing a huge brawl within the north Rift with the emergence of Gideon Moi as a potential political force in the region, and this case will not help matters at all.

" It is a trying time for Ruto. It will be interesting to see how he handles it," Eldoret based lecturer Simon Mutai says.

" With Gideon a growing force and rebellion within URP, the current incident is not ideal but it will wither bring the best out of him as a person and force or the worst".

" What is obvious is that Ruto has been hit hard by the current allegations. What he will make out of them we wait to see," he added.

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