Protests could be witnessed in Nairobi on Friday August 21st to pressure the authorities to account for covid-19 stolen funds.
The protesters are demanding for a quicker arrest of anyone named in the graft web that is currently bedeviling the Kenyan Medical Research Institute KMRI.
Communication Consultant Kenya Tuitakavyo Movement KTM which partnered with Facebook Group Buyer Beware have organised the protests that may see the country rise up to join the fight against increased corruption in the country and especially on matters to do with health.
“We hear about people who are benefiting from stealing funds but no action is taken so we are demanding for those implicated in the Covid-19 funds and donations theft to be arrested and prosecuted.
“There should not be any exemptions when it comes to holding the looters to account, no matter how connected they are, they should be arrested,” The lobby group led by Wanjeri Nderu explained.
They expressed concerns that there would be police resistance because there notification had already been rejected despite tendering it today Thursday as per the requirements of the law.
“We are ready for teargas and arrests but we must raise the issues on the theft of our public resources,” she stated.
Expectations are rife that close to 1000 participants will be presence at the city center with the main aim being to shame the State for the theft of Covid-19 funds by its own officials.
People from as far as Mombasa County, Nairobi, Kisumu, Baringo and Nakuru will be participating.
Kenya Tuitakavyo Movement KTM is a body whose main aim was to advocate for responsible leadership and governance in the country.