• The President blamed the Jubilee government on the huge borrowing spree for the mess.
• Ruto maintained that he will not go back to borrowing foot the salary expense of his government.
President William Ruto has said that before he assumed Presidency, Kenya was living on borrowing.
Speaking on Sunday, Ruto said that the issue of salary delay of public servants was highly affected due to the borrowing.
"You saw there was a delay in salaries in April for two-three days. Some people thought I was joking when I said we must live within our means, even if it means a delay in salaries. We can not live on borrowing," Ruto said at State House.
The President blamed the Jubilee government on the huge borrowing spree for the mess. Ruto maintained that he will not go back to borrowing to foot the salary expenses of his government.
"On the issue of delayed salaries, it is the first time this has happened but also, it is the first time we are having such monumental debts," he said.
Earlier on, Deputy Rigathi Gachagua said the handshake government ripped this country, they borrowed money left right and centre.