Kirimi Kaberia, Fred Muteti, Sports Kenya, Kipchoge Keino stadium,

Kirimi Kaberia defends infighting in ministries

Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Sports Peter Kirimi Kiberia faced has defended his ministry that there was no conflict between them the ministry of Sports and that of the Finance.

The explanations comes at a backdrop of who should control the Kshs12 billion from the National Sports Fund.

Kaberia told the National Assembly Sports Committee on Thursday that under the revised regulation the sports docket will retain the lion share of the fund while the health, education and environment departments will share 40pc of the kitty collected from taxes levied on betting winnings and mobile transfer.

The PS said the Sport ministry will be the administrator to the funds.

National Treasury was forced to go back to the drawing board after the National Assembly shot down its attempt to wrestle the fund from the ministry of sports.

Kaberia had earlier told the MPs that they are currently facing a challenge in funding the National Rugby team activities.

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