MPs tell Agriculture CS to resign, accuse him of lying about food situation

What you need to know:

  • The Parliamentary Select Committee on Agriculture claims some top government officials were colluding with cartels to create an artificial deficit to import maize, sugar, fertiliser and milk.
  • The members also threatened to visit the Port of Mombasa to verify the type of maize consignment the CS received last Friday.
  • Mr Mbiuki said for the last four years the ministry has been unable to produce anything “tangible” at the multibillion shillings Galana-Kulalu ranch project.

A parliamentary committee wants Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Willy Bett to resign for misleading the country on food crisis.

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