Former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo has said that he is up to the task of dealing with the scourge of drug-trafficking in Kenya.

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Speaking on Sunday evening on K24's 'Punchline' programme, Kabogo exuded confidence that if he is given the job, then he would wipe out the problem, making it a thing of the past 

"If you give me the job to chase away drug dealers, none will be left in this country, " the former governor said.

Kabogo went on to add that those who were engaging in the illegal trade of selling drugs are well-connected people enjoying protection and facilitation from powerful people.

"You cannot do drugs unless you are well-connected. Sh5 billion worth of drugs were burnt!" he added.

The former governor has in the last been accused of engaging in drug-trafficking, a charge that he has strongly denied.

He said that he was ready to present himself to law enforcement authorities should he be forced to do so.

Drug trafficking continues to be an issue especially at the coastal city of Mombasa.

In a bid to show that his administration is committed to the war on the vice, the head of state President Uhuru Kenyatta presided over the destruction of drugs at the coast.