After former President Daniel Arap Moi, called out President Uhuru Kenyatta led government over massive and rampant corruption.
Activist Boniface Mwangi had this to say to him:
Today, one of Kenya’s biggest thieves was on TV calling the corrupt thieves. He stole, funded tribal clashes, destroyed institutions, killed people and destroyed our country. Uhuru’s Jubilee government is stealing so much in such a short time that Kenya’s biggest thief (only rivaled by the land grabbing of Jomo Kenyatta) is jealous. President Uhuru’s government is stealing so much that Moi feels he has the moral authority to call him out.
The breathtaking extent of corruption perpetrated by the family of the former Kenyan leader, Daniel Arap Moi, was exposed in a 2007 report that laid bare a web of shell companies, secret trusts and frontmen that his entourage used to funnel hundreds of millions of pounds into nearly 30 countries including Britain.
The 110-page report by the international risk consultancy, Kroll, alleges that relatives and associates of Mr. Moi siphoned off more than £1bn (Ksh 144 billion) of government money. It puts the Moi’s on a par with Africa’s other great kleptocrats, Mobutu Sese Seko of Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo) and Nigeria’s Sani Abacha.
The assets he accumulated include multimillion pound properties in London, New York and South Africa, as well as a 10,000-hectare ranch in Australia and bank accounts containing hundreds of millions of pounds.
The report, commissioned by the Kenyan government, was submitted in 2004, but never acted upon. It details how: