It's sad that, in this country, big money thieves are adored and revered to an extent that they're considered heroes in their backyards, instead of being shunned and treated as pariahs. Those who have been mentioned in mega scandals, involving millions or billions of taxpayers money, are even more feared and respected here. We even defend them as "mwizi wetu!" In countries like China, they are hanged or shot in a public arena, while in Japan they commit suicide due to the immense shame that will hang over their families, like an ominous cloud, for generations.
Whatever Dr Ndii's motive was, when he aptly described what the sudden surge in unearthing the rampant looting in the Jubilee government is all about, during a recent appearance on KTN's #CheckPoint; one thing is clear: it's a very difficult time to be William Ruto, if he is indeed targeted.
And just like that, the previous issue is instantly consigned to the archives of history. Nobody gives a hoot about it thereafter. If Kenyans were to be wild animals, they would be warthogs. Ngiri. This animal with prominently protruding teeth has the shortest memory that you can ever think of. If you kick it so hard, it will run away at full speed for one minute, and then suddenly forget that you hit it and come straight back to you as if nothing happened!
Let's relocate this one last and important 21 gun salute ceremony to Uhuru park and invite the public too. This time round, let's pick 21 of the biggest beneficiaries of grand corruption scams like NYS, EUROBOND, MAFYA HOUSE together with a few top drug and poaching barons.
“You must come out as a tough and no-nonsense president! To begin with ‘nyorosha Joho kabisa!’ Just make use of all state agencies led by your tribesmen to probe the authenticity of his credentials. As a strong and decisive president, don’t waste time sparring with village governors like Nanok, call him ‘shetani, ghasia ashindwe’ and move on! They must have also told him that, “When you go to places like Kisii, remember these idiots never voted for you. Don’t hesitate to remind them that, ‘hamkutupigia kura but due to my benevolent nature, I have made two of your kinsmen big people in government. One is a full CS and the other a whole chief justice!”