Resign? Not me, says Waiguru

Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru responds to questions when she appeared before the National Assembly's Public Accounts Committee on November 4, 2015 over the inflated expenses reported at her ministry. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • Appearing before MPs, she also said she was not aware of a report that listed a litany of what MPs called inflated expenses in departments under her ministry, proclaiming that she was not involved in procurement.

  • In a heated, three-hour session, she told the Public Accounts Committee that she had not seen the report tabled before the committee by one of the Principal secretaries in charge of planning at the ministry, Mr Peter Mangiti, who also attended the session.

  • She, however, stated that she was ready to take action if there is evidence of corruption in the ministry.

Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru on Wednesday ruled out the possibility of resigning over claims of widespread corruption in her ministry.


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