- Her sentiments come a day after President William Ruto vowed to end corruption in various parastatals.
- She reiterated the need to make various government institutions independent.
National Assembly Deputy Speaker Gladys Boss Shollei has lauded efforts by the Kenya Kwanza government to strengthen the Judiciary arguing that the move will help end the war on corruption.
Speaking on Citizen TV on Monday, she reiterated the need to make government institutions such as the DCI 'independent.'
“If you strengthen the Judiciary and make it more independent, then it can help you in the war against corruption,” she said.
She went on to congratulate the measures taken by President William Ruto to fight corruption.
"It's good that we now have a President who has political goodwill to fight corruption," Shollei said.
She further called on the Directorate of Criminal Investigations and the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission to continue ‘functioning’ to fight graft.
Her sentiments come a day after President Ruto vowed to end corruption in various parastatals.
Speaking at Isiolo Boys High School grounds during an inter-religious thanksgiving service, Ruto promised to take action against all individuals found guilty of graft.
“In my government, I have directed that there won’t be any form of corruption,” he stated.
Over the last few days, President Ruto has suspended 27 civil servants, sacked Public Health PS Josephine Mburu and disbanded the Kemsa board of directors in a purge to weed out corruption in the country.
“The work I was given is to deal with those who want to run away with public money," ruto said.