April 22, 2019

Kalonzo Musyoka issues statement on Ruto’s conduct

Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka has on Thursday (4/05/17) reiterated that Deputy President William Ruto is behind his woes after a state agency suspended the operations of his foundation.

The National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential running mate had on Wednesday (3/05/17) accused Mr Ruto of using the NGO Coordination Board to frustrate him.

“If Jubilee has an enemy, it is this person because Kenyans can see through this victimization, political persecution. We have not been served with any court order; you cannot freeze accounts with no court order and even the money there is not a lot. This is terrible,” stated Mr Musyoka.

In response to the claims against Ruto, the DP’s office issued a statement indicated that Musyoka’s political frustrations are clear for all to see.

“The Deputy President is too busy to waste time on such things. However, we know Musyoka’s statement is meant to serve some political interests.”

He produced a letter from the Board dated April 10 which gave the Foundation a clean bill of health and stressed that the Foundation had never handled the purported amount of money.

“We have reviewed your submissions in response to the above-mentioned compliance notice namely, submissions towards regularisation of bank accounts held and operated under the Kalonzo Musyoka Foundation, board minutes, bank account numbers and signatories to these accounts,” the letter signed by NGO Board Executive Director Fazul Mohamed stated.

“Our records have thus been duly updated. We, therefore, wish to inform you that the Kalonzo Musyoka Foundation is now compliant with the NGOs Coordination Act 1990, the attendant regulations and terms and conditions of registration,” the NGO Board noted.

The Board’s Executive Director Fazul Mahamed dissolved the entire Board of Directors of the Foundation on Tuesday and ordered the fund accounts frozen.

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