“I’m worth Ksh544M” – Interior CS nominee Kithure Kindiki reveals

Tuesday, October 18th, 2022 09:29 | By
"I'm worth Ksh544M" - Interior CS nominee Kithure Kindiki reveals
Interior Cabinet Secretary nominee Kithure Kindiki. PHOTO/Courtesy

Interior Cabinet Secretary nominee Kithure Kindiki has revealed that he is worth Ksh544 million.

The former Tharaka Nithi Senator made the revelations when he appeared before a Committee on Appointments on Tuesday, October 18, 2022.

Kithure Kindiki's source of wealth

Kindiki disclosed that he made his money through his practice in law and other businesses.

"I am an advocate of the High Court of Kenya, I practice law. I am also a businessman running a number of SME businesses. I am also a consultant for local and international organisations," Kindiki said.

"My wealth is made up of rented buildings (Ksh165 million), bank deposits (Ksh50 million), investments in shares and deposits in five different SACCOs."

Kindiki is the sixth Cabinet nominee to appear before the committee.

Yesterday, Prime Cabinet Secretary nominee Musalia Mudavadi said his net worth stands at Ksh4 billion.

The former Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader was the first to appear before the panel chaired by National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetang’ula.

Justin Muturi, the nominee for the position of Attorney-General, revealed that he is worth Ksh700 million while Garissa Township MP Aden Duale, who has been nominated for the position of Defence Cabinet Secretary, said he is worth Ksh851 million, making him the second wealthiest in the group that was interviewed yesterday.

Former Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua — who has been earmarked for the position of the Foreign and Diaspora Affairs Cabinet Secretary — said he is worth Ksh420 million while Kandara MP Alice Wahome, the Water, Sanitation and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary nominee is worth Sh218 million, the lowest in yesterday’s cohort.

Others scheduled to face the panel today are National Treasury CS nominee Prof. Njuguna Ndung'u, Aisha Jumwa (Public Service and Gender), David Chirchir (Energy) and Moses Kuria (Trade, Investment & Industry).

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