Ruto says pact with opposition is for national unity



Deputy President William Ruto has reaffirmed that the unity pact between the Government and the Opposition was aimed at uniting the country and nothing beyond that.

Ruto has also dismissed claims that the agreement would lead to the expansion of the executive. The Deputy President who was in Uasin Gishu said no one reserves the right to impose their leadership upon Kenyans.

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Ruto was in Uasin Gishu County for the thanksgiving ceremony for Trade Principal Secretary Chris Kiptoo.  Ruto carried on with his onslaught on the clamour for amendments on the constitution seeking to create the office of a Prime Minister.

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The Deputy President has in the recent weeks denied allegations that the peace pact between the government and the opposition would lead to the expansion of the executive.

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Leaders who attended the meeting vowing to mobilize their supporters for Ruto’s 2022 presidential bid.

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Ruto has in the meantime said starting Monday the government will enlist all farmers electronically to enable tracking and cut on graft and wastage subsidized farm inputs that has bedeviled the Ministry of Agriculture for years.


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