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President William Ruto has said that no state officer will be allowed to participate in fundraising activities going forward.Adressing the nation today at 1 pm he said that state officials flaunt lots of money in charitable events.

The president also directed the state officers to keep off philanthropic activities.

“The Attorney General is hereby directed to prepare and submit legislation to this effect and develop a mechanism for structured and transparent contribution for public, charitable and philanthropic purposes,” Ruto said

He, rolled out a number of austerity measures to cut on heavy costs the government is incurring.

Ruto said following wide consultations, they have settled on cutting down on various costs, including; Dissolving at least 47 state corporations with overlapping functions.

“Resulting in the elimination of their operational and maintenance costs, and their functions will be integrated into the respective line ministries.

“Staff currently employed by the affected corporations will be transferred to ministries and other state agencies,” he said.

He also announced the suspension of the hiring of Chief Administrative Secretaries (CAS).

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