Kumekucha can confirm today that the cabinet minister who received a visa ban from the Americans earlier this week is agriculture minister, William Ruto.
For Kenyans still thinking in terms of ODM and PNU, this clearly underlines the fact that corruption has no party or tribal boundaries, the cancer eats into our society right across the board.
My information tells me that the minister is “very upset” over the news more so because there are indications that his family members and business associates will also be affected.
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Clearly the Americans launched an FBI investigation into William Ruto and the findings sealed Ruto’s fate. It is sad that the contents of that investigation are secret because it would have been of great interest to long-suffering Kenyans. It is also important to note that this is the first visa ban to happen under President Barrack Obama’s watch.
William Ruto: Contents of FBI investigation on him would be of great interest to Kenyans
Many Kenyans will be grateful that even after beating a censure motion against him, Ruto was not able to stop this latest development which means that foreign travel will be an extremely difficult if not impossible prospect for him.
The first big question this raises is whether Mr Ruto is capable of continuing to carry his duties effectively as agriculture minister at a time when this particular docket is so critical to Kenyans that it is a matter of life and death. For example he cannot attend any major Agicultural conference in the
The really fascinating thing here is that there is a new deadly and extremely powerful enemy to impunity in
P.S. My inside information tells me that Emilio Stanley himself and his immediate family could be the target of a future visa ban sooner than most people think. Wow!!!