CS being monitored after buying Sh26 million car

His friends are also baffled

A Cabinet Secretary is on the radar of investigative agencies after he acquired a state-of-the-art Range Rover at a staggering Sh26 million.

The Grapevine has learnt that the 2018 machine with zero mileage is parked at the CS’s Nairobi home as he “monitors the environment” before he can start using it.

Those watching him wonder where he got the money to purchase the car, especially considering that spending by state officials is under close scrutiny.

His friends are also baffled because he joined government early this year- Is it possible that he could have earned or saved so much cash in such a short time?

Elsewhere, two MPs caused drama in Parliament over a Sh100 note they spotted on the ground.

The two tussled as each claimed the money had dropped from his pocket.

Neither was willing to budge and their colleagues had a hearty laugh at their expense.

How times have become hard even for the honourable members!

One of them eventually ceded ground when he saw journalists nearby.

Some later joked that the incident was a result of the fuel price hike occasioned by the 16 per cent VAT on petroleum products.

MPs are chauffeured around in fuel guzzlers, making them major casualties of the latest price increase.

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