I don't have 200 million, Kidero says
01 February 2016, 18:42
Nairobi - Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero says he does not have KES 200 million and wishes to have some one day in his life.
Kidero was reacting to claims that he bribed a Supreme Court judge the amount to help him get through an election petition in 2014.
The man in question in a George Kiplagat who says he facilitated Kidero's bribing of Justice Philip Tunoi to the tune of KES 200 million to help him win an election petition launched by Kabete MP Ferdinand Waititu.
But in denying the allegations, Kidero says that he wishes that one day he could own such money.
" I don't have 200 million. In- fact I hope one day to get there and have such money," he said in a fundraiser in Nairobi.
" How does someone carry such money in his boot? Maybe a lorry and I also don't have one," he added.
Tunoi is currently facing a Judiciary probe over the matter, which has once again shed light on continued cases of corruption.
Kidero says that the stories are out to tarnish his name as he looks forward to the 2017 polls.
" We know how such stories usually come at this time of the year. These ones are very similar," he added.
Tunoi has also denied knowing or meeting Kiplangat and receiving the money, saying that the case facts proved that there was nothing to answer and topple Kidero.
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