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Kenyan Deputy President Seen as Most Corrupt Leader in Survey

  • Majority of people say government corruption goes unpunished
  • Presidents Kenyatta, Moi, Kibaki are top five in list
William Ruto.

William Ruto.

Photographer: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP via Getty Images

One in three Kenyans perceive Deputy President William Ruto as the East African nation’s most corrupt public official, according to pollster Ipsos.

Ruto is followed by Anne Waiguru, governor of the central Kirinyaga county with 31 percent and former President Daniel arap Moi at 17 percent. Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta is placed fourth with 11 percent, while his predecessor Mwai Kibaki and opposition leader Raila Odinga each polled 5 percent.