Following remarks by Pope Francis at Kasarani on Corruption and land grabbing, the US government has moved swiftly to put sanctions on greedy Kenyans barring them from travelling to USA.
US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec revealed on Monday that his government has prepared a long list of Kenyans who should not set foot on American soil.Godec explained that the leaders are embarrassment to the community, particularly to their subjects.
When Pope visited Kenya, unlike Obama, he condemned land grabbers, tribalists and corrupt leaders. He emphasized on the issue of grabbing of Langata Primary Playing ground, which was heavily publicized both locally and internationally.
Some of the names in the list prepared by US embassy in Kenya include:
- Davis Chirchir
- Charity Ngilu
- Silas Simiyu
- Charles Tanui
- Peter Mangiti
- Michael Kamau
- Nelson Githinji
- Kazungu Kambi
- Anne Waiguru
Other names not in the list were mentioned by Pope Francis. There are more than 30 names, with opposition featuring but not prominently.