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Kiunjuri new Mexican maize saga

Maize farming in Kenya in 2019. PHOTO | BANA
Maize farming in Kenya in 2019. PHOTO | BANA

Agriculture Cabinet secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri in hot soup over 1.8 billion maize importation saga. 

Legislature called on the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission to launch investigations into the Sh1.8 billion Mexico maize claim.

MPs Joshua Kutuny (Cherangany), Silas Tiren (Moiben), Caleb Amisi (Saboti), Robert Pukose (Endebes), Marwa Maisuri (Kuria East) and Alfred Keter (Nandi Hills) made the allegations, insisting the CS should quit for failing to protect Kenyan farmers.

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri to resign Wednesday after it emerged that Sh1.8 billion had allegedly been withdrawn from the Strategic Food Reserve Trust Fund as an advance payment for maize importation.

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