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CS Ukur Yatani forms team to investigate alleged racism at SGR - 7 months ago, 11 July 20:31

By: Ibrahim Oruko

Labour CS Ukur Yatani has constituted a team of senior Ministry officials to investigate claims of racism and discrimination at the Standard Gauge Railway.

The CS said the allegations, if true, point to a violation of both Article 41 of the constitution and the labour laws promising “appropriate corrective action” should criminal culpability be established on any individual.

In a late night statement, Mr Yatani ordered the team to carry out thorough investigations and report back to him within the next seven days.

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“As the Ministry charged with the responsibility of enforcing compliance with the country’s labour laws, and also cognisant of the need to guard workers safety and health at work. I have today constituted a team of ministry officials to carry out investigations as to the veracity of the allegations,” the CS said.

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