Ruto: I will not resign over maize scandal

Agriculture Minister William Ruto is named in the PricewaterhouseCoopers audit report as is his permanent secretary Romano Kiome . Mr Ruto is reported to have used his personal assistant to write a letter asking that an individual be allocated 1,000 bags by the National Cereals and Produce Board. Photo/FILE

Agriculture minister William Ruto on Wednesday said he would not resign over the maize scandal, exposed in an audit made public on Tuesday. And Prime Minister Raila Odinga said he had not read the report but has called a meeting of editors on Thursday morning at which he is expected to make public his position.

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