Nairobi, KENYA: Health Cabinet Secretary Dr. Cleophas Mailu and his Principal Secretary Dr. Nicholas Muraguri have said that they are not ready to resign over a 5 billion scam rocking their ministry ,urging Kenyans to be patient as government organs carry on with the probe.
In a media briefing in Nairobi on Friday, Dr. Mailu told journalists that the duo will not resign despite pressure being mounted unto them from various quarters to do so.
Dr Mailu said that it will be immature for them to resign because the audit report which was leaked to the media was in initial stages and is not yet complete.
Dr Mailu said that they will make such a decision after the agencies tasked to unravel the matter offers an outcome of their investigations.
“I ask Kenyans to bear with us and the other agencies of government that are dealing with the matter ,as we determine the facts.”Dr Mailu said.
Else where, opposition chief Raila Odinga has rubbished investigations that have been initiated by the government agencies to probe the Health Ministry scandal, accusing President Uhuru Kenyatta’s lack of good will to tackle mega corruption scandals rocking his administration.