Senior officials in court for Sh5 billion maize saga | Press Review

KTN News Aug 31,2018


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The Agriculture permanent secretary and a former boss of the cereals board yesterday became the latest casualties of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s all-out war on corruption. PS Richard Lesiyampe and former National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) managing director Newton Terer appeared in court to answer corruption charges relating to a Sh5.6 billion maize purchase saga that saw thousands of farmers short-changed even as cartels lined their pockets with billions of shillings.