BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,30TH AUG 2018-The Agriculture Principal Secretary Richard Lesiyampe has denied charges of irregular purchase of maize worth Sh5.6 billion and abuse of office charges.
Lesiyampe appeared before Senior Principal Magistrate Felix Kombo at the Milimani Law Courts on Thursday.
Others also in court were NCPB Managing Director Newton Teter and NCPB Finance General Manager Cornel Kiprotich.
They were released on a cash bail of Sh3 million each. Their case will be mentioned on September 20 for further direction.