(VIDEO) Ruto promises scholarships to victims of botched Finland programme
President William Ruto has promised to give bursaries to students affected by the botched Finland and Canada scholarship programme.
Addressing Uasin Gishu residents ahead of the 10th Devolution Conference at Eldoret Sports Grounds, President Ruto promised to deal with anyone who embezzled funds meant for students in the airlift programme.
“Anyone who ate the money should be prepared to refund the money early or face the law,” Ruto said.
He added that the saga, which has been in the news for weeks, was embarrassing and shameful for the county that has been billed as the President’s backyard.
This comes as Uasin Gishu Senator Jackson Mandago was arrested hours after receiving a warrant for his arrest for refusing to appear in court to enter a plea.
He was arrested at his home in Eldoret and taken to the DCI offices in Nakuru County.
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