TangaTanga: We shall donate new Sh1000 notes to churches
Some MPs allied to Deputy President (DP) William Ruto want the time span for the deadline of the Sh1000 currency be shortened so that they can donate the new currency notes to churches without people making ‘noise’.
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The politicians have stated that they have nothing to hide as much as they have been put to task to explain the source of their huge donations to churches harambee.
This was said during church service in Kahawa Wendani attended by DP William Ruto who welcome the move for the new currency but wanted the 01st October date shortened.
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“We want the deadline to be shortened to a month so that when we go to church in a month’s time to give tithe, they will have nothing to tell us,” said Langata MP Nixon Korir.
“Mr Deputy President, when you go back, tell the President that October is too far. Let him push the deadline to July or two weeks so that we can end some propaganda out there,” said Nyali MP Mohamed Ali.
Today CBK Governor Patrick Njoroge directed people with less than Sh 1,000,000 in cash to exchange it at their banks if it is in the old notes and those with Sh5 million and above to do so at the Central Bank of Kenya.