Shun petty politics and focus on development, DP Ruto tells leaders


Shun petty politics and focus on development, DP Ruto tells leaders

Deputy President William Ruto has once again asked leaders to shun petty politics and focus on development.

He said the time for elections was over and that it was time for leaders to work together, regardless of their political party and ethnic background.

“Elections are over and this is now the time to work together, regardless of party affiliations to change Kenya for the benefit of our people,” he said

Speaking at the Kitale Showground in Trans Nzoia County where celebrations to mark Bishop Samuel Thiongo’s 50 years of service at the Pentecostal Evangelistic Fellowship of Africa (PEFA), were underway, Ruto called for teamwork among all leaders in addressing challenges facing the country.

He asked leaders to dedicate their time on activities that can transform the lives of Kenyans, noting that politics will have its chance.

“Let’s not talk politics from January to January. Even the Bible tells us that there is time for everything,” he said.

The Deputy President said the Government was committed to transforming the lives of Kenyans through implementation of projects under the Big Four agenda- manufacturing, affordable housing, food security and healthcare.

“In our Big Four agenda, once implemented, manufacturing will solve the problem of unemployment, food security to address food shortages, accessible healthcare will reduce cost of medicine while housing is aimed at ensuring affordable houses for Kenyans,” he said

He asked legislators to help the Government through the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) to improve schools infrastructure to cope up with the number of children in pursue of secondary education in respect to the 100  percent primary to secondary transition policy.

Others leaders Present were Members of Parliament Caleb Amisi (Saboti), Oscar Sudi (Kapseret) and Kimani Ngunjiri (Bahati).

Bahati Member of Parliament, Kimani Ngunjiri said that the legistlators will continue to support the Government in addressing challenges facing the country.

“We will continue to work together on matters of development for the benefit of our people,” he said

The Deputy President had earlier attended a funeral service for the late Kipkorir Yator, who served as a presidential escort officer during the reign of former presidents Jomo Kenyatta and Daniel Moi at Chuiyat, in Kesses, Uasin Gishu County.

 

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