'Broke' Kenya sends 52 people to defend Ruto at the ICC
18 November 2015, 16:59
Nairobi - Despite the government claiming that there is a serious cash crunch, it has still managed to send 52 individuals to the Hague to argue out DP William Ruto's case at the International Criminal Court ICC.
The 52 strong delegation is in the Hague to attend the Assembly of State Parties ASP meeting whose agenda will include argumentation over the use of recanted evidence in the trial facing DP Ruto and journalist Joshua Sang at the ICC.
The delegation has been led by foreign affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed.
Defence CS Raychelle Omamo is also at the ASP.
The team also includes Members of Parliament, Senators and members of the civil society.
The list, seen by News24 also includes the likes of leader of majority in the national assembly Aden Duale, Senators Kipchumba Murkomen and Charles Keter.
Kabete MP Ferdinand Waititu is also at the ASP.
The ASP takes place from 16 to 30 November 2015.
It is not yet clear why the government requires so many persons to attend the ASP.
President Uhuru Kenyatta had recently said that the government was in a serious cash crunch and would not allow excessive foreign trips which cost lots of money.
Ruto is set to go to the ASP next week.
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