Kuria told the National Assembly’s appointments committee that he made his money in manufacturing, fintech, and the energy sector, among other areas.
When asked about the source of his wealth, he said, “My net worth is made up of real estate development and shares held in unrelated companies in the manufacturing, fintech, and energy sectors.”
However, MP for Suna East Junet Mohamed called him out on his stock holdings at gas stations.
“I don’t mean to cut in, but he is the chairman of petroleum dealers; how many shares are there?” he asked.
The honorable June is a member of my share, so I welcome that, Kuria said.
H.E Cleophas Sipho Dlamini, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Eswatini, Swaziland accompanied by First Lady Ms. Lomvula Dlamini arrived in the Country to attend the Inauguration of President- elect H.E. Dr. William Ruto. He was received by Hon. Moses Kuria, former MP Gatundu South pic.twitter.com/KN9KeuDVAv
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The speaker of the National Assembly, Moses Wetangula, weighed in on the debate, confirming that the two MPs could be asked to reveal their financial stakes in the businesses.
In other words, “We may ask both of you to divulge those data,” Wetangula said.
The wealth of Kithure Kindiki (Interior), Njuguna Ndung’u (National Treasury), Aisha Jumwa (Public Service), and Davis Chirchir (Energy and Petroleum) was discovered to be Ksh544,100,100,482,000, and $482,000,000, respectively.
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