Someone has noticed something wrong with Uhuru launch of ambulances
President Uhuru Kenyatta has been accused of trying to hog media publicity by launching the same set of ambulances twice.
It all started on Monday when the President’s personal Twitter handle announced that he had received ambulances from the UK bought with the money recovered from security printing firm Smith and Ouzman bribery case.
Received seven ambulances purchased with the proceeds from compensation of Smith and Ouzman bribery case. pic.twitter.com/ADwybjtnQE
— Uhuru Kenyatta (@UKenyatta) July 3, 2017
The executives were jailed in the UK in 2015 and £349,057.39 (Sh43.5 million) recovered. They were accused of bribing officials of the Interim Independent Electoral Commission (IEBC) which later morphed into the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.
But while some Kenyans were overjoyed praising the head of state for the war on graft, a hawk-eyed Kenyan discovered something wrong.
happened months ago but the president is just looking for campaign points pic.twitter.com/R7WA4yTWZw
— The Kahuna (@sagini_broline) July 3, 2017
The ambulances had been received in March this year, and the event publicized.
— Uhuru Kenyatta (@UKenyatta) March 17, 2017
At Monday’s event, the ambulances were dispatched to seven counties among them Laikipia, Wajir, West Pokot, Kitui, Elgeyo Marakwet and Nairobi.