MOMBASA, 31 August 2016 (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that the over Ksh 500 million Jersey graft case proceeds will be used to construct drug rehabilitation centres and safe houses for women to protect them from gender based violence.
The President emphasised that his administration will not relent in its war against corruption.
“Those who loot public money will be forced to return it,” President Kenyatta said.
He was speaking today at State House, Mombasa, when he addressed over 8000 youth, women and elders drawn from the six counties of the Coast region.
He assured of his Government’s commitment to mainstreaming youth and women affairs in the development agenda.
The Head of State also urged Coast residents to walk with the Jubilee Government in development.
He outlined various development projects his administration has implement in the region since it came to office ranging from infrastructure and water projects to electricity connections and issuance of title deeds.
“We are delivering the promise we made. We have constructed more roads, connected more houses to electricity and issued more title deeds in the last three years than had been done since independence,” President Kenyatta said.
The Head of State reiterated his call to the people of the Coast region to unite and work together regardless of tribe, religion or political party affiliation.
“The needs people have know no religion, tribe or political party,” President Kenyatta said.