Deputy President William Ruto has claimed that the Sh 21 billion dams scandal is false.
The DP says only Sh. 7 billion had been paid to the contractor and that the funds were secured through a bank guarantee.

He also added that the war on graft must be very factual and urged the media to report their findings responsibly.

“When we say Sh. 11billion is lost….and when we go to court it turns out only Sh.100miĺlion is the figure…what happens to the rest…we shoot ourselves on the feet, the DP said.

“The Sh.21b loss is a flat lie… We must seek to be report correctly on these and other matters” the DP said.

The Deputy President was speaking during the State of the Judiciary Address by President Uhuru Kenya.