Senator John Methu has written to the KRA seeking a tax inspection of businesses owned by former president Uhuru Kenyatta’s family.
In a letter on behalf of the People’s Representatives from the counties of Nyandarua, Nyeri, Kirinyaga and Kiambu, The senator urges that the Kenyatta family businesses have overturned the constitutional social goals by denying revenue by nonpayment of taxes to the Authority.
“…no individual or company should overturn the societal goals and deny the public, the revenue required to meet different obligations till they realize the socioeconomic rights guaranteed by the Constitution, “the letter read in part.
Mr. John lists the businesses owned by the Kenyatta family; the 2019 merger of the Commercial Bank Africa limited ,and NIG group, as well as Brookside dairy limited, ENKE investments Ltd and buying the 5G spectrum line.
“This country is governed by the rule of law and not jungle law where some animals are more equal than the others in respect of payment of taxes as stated above,”Methu adds.
Other Businesses the Kenyatta family owns or has a stake in Include Brookside limited, Media Max Group, Heritage hotel and CBA.