President Uhuru Kenyatta on Jamhuri day celebrations warned all corrupt public servants that they will face the full force of the law.
Uhuru said that all Kenyans are mandated to protect their hard earned money asking them to take full responsibility in fighting graft.
The President said that his government was keen in taming corruption in the country and he exuded hope that the course was on the right direction.
Addressing Kenyans during the 55th Jamhuri day celebrations, President Uhuru termed graft as a major setback to the country’s development agenda.
“You can run but you can’t hide, we will come for you,” he said.
The president urged all public institutions to take the lead in fighting graft.
“I urge the judiciary not to relent in the fight against graft but impose hefty fines to all those involved in destabilising our nation through corruption,” added the President.
He appealed to Kenyans to report any cases of corruption so that the mandated institutions can investigate and take necessary actions.
He called for unity in the fight against corruption in the country appealing to the media to expose corrupt officials for drastic action.