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Kipchumba Murkomen shares Moses Kuria’s fresh time-keeping strategy

Transport Cabinet Secretary Kipchumba Murkomen has shed light on the extraordinary lengths to which senior government officials are going to maintain punctuality at President William Ruto’s events.

The revelation comes in the wake of President Ruto’s recent action, in which he recently reportedly locked out Trade Cabinet Secretary Moses Kuria, his Interior counterpart Kithure Kindiki, and other officials from a meeting at State House after they reportedly arrived late.

President Ruto also publicly lashed out at the late government officials and asked them to explain their move to arrive late for a government function.

“The explanation (on why they came late) should not include traffic concerns,” said an angry President.

And at a church event at the weekend, Murkomen claimed Kuria had taken steps to improve his punctuality.

“You saw last time officials were locked out (of State House) if they arrived late. They were reprimanded and told not to be late again.”

That warning, according to Murkomen, had caused Kuria to stay up all night ahead of another meeting with the Head of State which was held at the Sagana State Lodge.

“When we had a cabinet meeting in Sagana, I woke up at 4 am and started my journey to the meeting to ensure that I was not locked out. Along the way, I called Moses Kuria and he picked at the first ring. He told me he was ready for the event.”

“President Ruto wants all his CSs to account for the resources afforded to them, including time.”

The influential Murkomen, who is said to be a close ally and confidant of the President, also appeared to suggest that the Head of State was not keen on making changes to his Cabinet and especially in a bid to accommodate Azimio leader Raila Odinga.

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