Wetangula denies part in gold scam, declares interest in Uhuru succession


Wetangula denies part in gold scam, declares interest in Uhuru succession

Ford Kenya’s Moses Wetangula has again refuted allegations that he was smack in the middle of a multi-million gold heist in 2019.

Wetangula was speaking on Citizen TV News Night with Waihiga Mwaura where he denied any knowledge and involvement in the scam.

“I am not a gold trader and I have never traded in gold in my life. I have nothing to do with it… If anyone was looking for me, they know where to find me,” He said.

At the same time, the Bungoma senator rubbished a leaked audio file in which a man who sounded eerily like him was heard name-dropping President Uhuru and Raila Odinga in a deal negotiation.

“Anybody can mimic anybody… That voice is muffled. How many people have voices that are like other people’s? I hear muppets on TV mimicking my voice…I am not a trader. I am a lawyer & politician, If the DCI wants to talk, I’m available,” he added.

He maintained that he has not received any summons from the DCI over the matter and was available when needed.

The former NASA co-principal also expressed interest in the 2022 Presidency, saying he is more than ready to take over from Jubilee’s President Uhuru.

“I am a presidential candidate. My party has given me the opportunity to carry that flag… ” He explained.

On matters BBI, he said politicians should spend more time discussing how to implement the recommendations while promising to bepart of all future rallies.

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