HealthGate reveals big cartels, Uhuru gives them leeway
It is now clear corruption cartels have a way of penetrating every successive government. The Afya House internal audit report disclosed the possible misappropriation of funds. Subsequently, Health PS Nicholas Muraguri is reported to have threatened a journalist who was working on the story. The Health scandal has attracted national attention. This is because health is a critical sector. If you cripple health, then you intentionally kill the citizens, undermining national development. It is against this background that Kenyans, regardless of their political affiliation, have strongly condemned the Mafya House audit issues. a. During the State House Summit on Governance and Anti-corruption, President Uhuru Kenyatta’s remarks, asking what he should do to fight graft, either directly or indirectly gave these cartels leeway to exploit or manipulate the system in his government.
SAMSON NYASIMI University of Kabianga