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Raila, Kalonzo retirement package

21 August 2013, 07:50

Nairobi - The government is backing a private Bill that will see CORD leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka receive tens of millions of shillings in retirement pay and perks.

Deputy President William Ruto, former Speaker Kenneth Marende, the current Speakers of the National Assembly and the Senate; their deputies, the current Chief Justice and his deputy; the Chief of Defence Forces, and the Attorney General send-off packages are also included in the proposed Bill, The Standard reports.

Should the Retirement Benefits (Deputy President and Designated State Officers) Bill, 2013 sponsored by Suba MP John Mbadi be passed into law, it shall cost taxpayers KES 484 million every year.

- For more visit The Standard

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