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Busia Senator Amos Wako barred from visiting the U.S over corruption

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Busia senator and former Attorney General Amos Wako has been barred from visiting the United States of America (USA) because of corruption.

In a statement released by by the U.S Secretary of State Michael Pompey, the department of state has designated the former AG and his family member from setting foot in the US for what is alleged to me his involvement in major corruption scandal.

In the statement, Secretary Pompey explained that this is one of the ways that the US shows commitment to support Kenya in its war against corruption.

Amos Wako is a well known statesman who has served in several positions in government, both elected and appointed. He is currently a member of the committee of prominent persons driving Building Bridges Initiative (BBI), an initiative by both President Uhuru Kenyatta and his political opponent-turned-ally Rt Hon Raila Amollo Odinga.

Others designated alongside Amos Wako are his wife Flora Ngaira and son Julius Wako.


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