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President Ruto holds meeting with Kenya Kwanza allied MCAs

President William Ruto Monday met Members of County Assembly allied to the Kenya Kwanza alliance in a stock taking engagement of the government’s performance.

In the meeting held at State House Nairobi and attended by Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua, the caucus reflected on the performance of the government since it was elected to office and deliberated on planned coalition activities.

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“We are routinely exchanging views with grassroots leaders so that we can accelerate the accomplishment of our country’s development agenda.” Said  President Ruto during the meeting.

The President urged Kenya Kwanza Members of County Assemblies (MCAs) to understand the political alliance’s manifesto so that they can explain it to Kenyans at the grassroots.

He said the government is implementing a host of programmes aimed at transforming the lives of Kenyans. He cited subsidized fertilizer, universal healthcare, and housing and ICT hubs, among others.

Noting that some farmers have not received subsidized fertilizer because they are unregistered, the President asked MCAs to mobilise them for registration in their wards.

“We will make sure that every region gets adequate fertilizer. Our goal is to increase food production and eradicate hunger,” he said.

The inaugural meeting is expected to shape the political agenda for the party ahead of next month’s UDA grassroots election.

Among those who attended Monday’s meeting included council of governors’ chairperson and Kirinyaga Governor Ann Waiguru, National Assembly majority leader Kimani Ichung’wa and his senate counterpart Aaron Cheruiyot.

Last month, the president held a joint meeting between the executive and members of parliament allied to Kenya Kwanza government where the president lauded the legislators for help push the government’s agenda in parliament.

Today’s meeting came just days after the ten-member National Dialogue Committee led by the Majority Leader Kimani Ichung’wah and Wiper Party Leader Kalonzo Musyoka handed its report to the President and Azimio leader Raila Odinga. The report was handed over by the 10-member

 

 

 

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