COTU Sec. Gen. Francis Atwoli warning to the President on corruption
COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli has warned of calling mass action if the president doesn’t take action on the run-away corruption.
Speaking during he 30th anniversary of the Pan-African Unions-Trade in Nairobi, Atwoli said that workers in the country have the power to fight corrupt leaders. He assured President Kenyatta that he has fully support of Kenyans workers in the fight against corruption.
“I want to tell the President of this country that workers are behind him in the fight against graft,” said Atwoli.
The angered Atwoli also send a warning that they will organize mass action to deal with corrupt leaders. Atwoli lamented over few Kenyans squandering public funds while majority of Kenyans continue to suffer.
“We cannot sit and watch our children languish in poverty, they cannot afford a meal, they cannot go to school when a few individuals have sets and sets of choppers or helicopters at their disposal.” Added Atwoli.
On Sunday ANC Party leader Musalia Mudavadi also threatened to call for mass action over rampant corruption cases in the country.
There have been many corruption cases reported in the recent past. The latest one being the dam scandal in which the country might have lost over Ksh 6 billion. Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa and his Finance counterpart Henry Roth have been linked to the scandal.