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ODM calls for prosecution of those behind fresh NYS scandal - 12 months ago, 15 Maý 00:00

Kamau Maichuhie

The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party has called for speedy investigations into claims that the National Youth Service (NYS) could have lost Sh8.8 billion in a fresh scandal.

Edwin Sifuna, ODM's secretary general, yesterday said the party would not condone corruption despite its new-found relationship with the Government.

“Handshake or no handshake, we will not stand by as people continue to loot the resources of this country. We are calling on the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Director of Criminal Investigations and Director of Public Prosecutions to speed up investigations. We want to see people being arraigned in court over the alleged missing money,” said Mr Sifuna.

He said tackling corruption was one of the nine issues agreed on by President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga in the 'building bridges' initiative.

“We want the 14-member committee that has been put in place to propose very stringent measures that will see ...
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