Today After Planning assistant minister Peter Kenneth appeared before Parliament’s Public Investments Committee to respond to claims that he was part of an alleged “conspiracy” that sold off the assets of a former State corporation, Some Kenyans on twitter have praised while others bashed him: See this
— Sylvester Maina (@pukkasly) January 6, 2017
Kidero alrdy panicking by hiring bloggers to parade white lies yet PK hasnt even declared his Nrb gubernatorial quest #ExposingPeterKenneth
— Emmanuel Lasoi (@emmanuellasoi) January 6, 2017
#exposingpeterkenneth that guy destroyed KFF.
— Heizoz Koch Kochez (@workwithkochez) January 6, 2017
Pop and Color. Peter Kenneth should try modelling. Politics is not his Portion #ExposingPeterKenneth
— Cedric (@GuyaCedric) January 6, 2017
Uthamaki bloggers stop attacking Peter Kenneth, he has a life unlike you, useless shenzi bloggers, bure kabisa #ExposingPeterKenneth
— nchogu van (@nyanks) January 6, 2017
The money in question is Sh11.7 million. The house under scrutiny is the current home of Mr Kenneth.
The facts before the committee are that the Kenya National Assurance Company sold the house to Marenya Ltd, a company associated with city lawyer Ambrose Rachier. Marenya Ltd paid the amount to an agent of the KNAC, a Mr Njenga Njau, with a cheque of Sh11.7 million.
But in between the agent and the receiver, the money “disappeared”, because it is not reflected in the books of the KNAC.