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DP Ruto: I have never been involved in corrupt dealings

Deputy president William Ruto on Sunday stated that he had never been involved in any corrupt dealings even when he was MP Eldoret North.

He made the statement during the NTV interview where he refused to disclose his net worth insisting that he was ready for a lifestyle audit.

Ruto at the end of the interview was told to pledge to Kenyans that will never be involved in any corrupt dealings and assure them he has never engaged in the vise as he had stated earlier in the interview.

“My friends, William Ruto has never ever been involved in any form of corruption either as MP or today serving as deputy president and I give my pledge that I will not,” said the DP.

His statement elicited mixed reactions from Kenyans online who maintained that apart from pledging not to be involved he should help crackdown on corrupt individuals in the Jubilee administration.

The NTV interview was for a moment stuck at the DP’s net worth when he said he was willing to have a discussion of his worth but not during that interview.

Mark Masai: What’s the source of your wealth?

Ruto: How is that important to you?

Mark: Because many ask means through which you arrived where you are

Ruto: Would you want us to discuss about how much you are worth?

Mark: I’m nowhere close to where you are. Wouldn’t this be part of the lifestyle audit?

Ruto: So I have said, the way the President said that he will lead and I have said I will be among the first to follow. When the lifestyle audit comes, William Ruto will be on the queue and I will be happy to make what I own public.