Deputy President William Ruto’s brigade, Tanga Tanga, is on the spot for defending Government officials involved in every major corruption scandal hitting the country.
After the arrest of Treasury CS Henry Rotich, the brigade came out guns blazing accusing DPP Noordin Haji of deliberately killing the Dam Projects to satisfy the vested short term political interests.
The latest to speak is Kericho Senator Aaron Cheruiyot. On Tuesday evening he questioned the DPP’s independence in handling corruption cases while arguing that his graft war is one-sided and only targeting a certain community.
While defending Rotich and other 28 corruptions suspects, Cheruiyot accused the DPP of putting more on the Kimwarer and Arror scandal while leaving other scandals out of the picture.
“There are more than 100 GOK projects (leave alone those executed before Jubilee came to power) using the same process that has been used to procure and execute Kimwarer and Arror (I am speaking from a point of knowledge). Why have they not been convicted?”
Aaron Cheruiyot: There are more than 100 GOK projects (leave alone those executed before Jubilee came to power) using the same process that has been used to procure and execute Kimwarer and Arror (I am speaking from a point of knowledge) #NewsNight pic.twitter.com/jNn60ZVl5U
— Citizen TV Kenya (@citizentvkenya) July 23, 2019
However, Cheruiyot’s statement has put him in trouble with Kenyans who are now inclusively accusing politicians allied to Ruto of sycophancy and lacking objectivity while discussing matters of public interest, especially on corruption matters.
This one is confused. If there are people who shld shut up and let law take it’s course is @Aaroncheruiyot & @kipmurkomen . hw thy ar defending rotich is raising eyebrows. Thugge is a suspect. Never heard any senator from central eg @HonKangata coming to defend him. #Newsnight
— Fridah (@Nashpae) July 23, 2019
Senator Cheruiyot is a confused Tanga Tanga member, he is contradicting himself. Let him relax like Kaluma and know that even 7B is not pocket change. He should be the prime suspect of those stalled GOK projects.
— Mca Msafi (@EvansMsafi) July 23, 2019
@HusseinMohamedg these crooks like Cheruiyot must refrain from treating Intelligent Kenyans like fools. His boss ate the cake _By reading their silly rhetorics on this weighty issue ; we have no conclusion but to treat them like culprits _ busy splitting the air. They must SINK.
— Orengo Orengo Mcjuma (@orengo_mcjuma) July 23, 2019
Cheruyoit is critical because a fellow kalenjin has been arraigned. As simple as that. Thank me for saving your time gentlemen.
— Mwichuma john (@mwichuma) July 23, 2019
The Era of targeted “people” is long gone, the suspects acted on behalf of no members of their community. The faction of the likes of senator Cheruiyot is misleading and we strongly denounce.
— Teddy_Courage (@Teddy_Courage) July 23, 2019
Kidero has been on DPPs radar for quite a while. No luo has said we are targeted and nobody has questioned Dpp why is senator ruffled when corrupt cartels are unmasked frm the rift? #NewsNight
— AGGREY L MUYILA (@aggrey2015) July 23, 2019