The government has a well laid out plan to tackle youth unemployment in the country, President William Ruto has said.
Ruto noted that the government will focus on digital jobs, agricultural aggregation, industrial growth and the housing program to provide jobs for millions of young people.
“We must have a deliberate plan on how to sort out unemployment. The plan the government of now has a comprehensive intentional plan on how to sort out unemployment,” said Ruto
“The housing program is going to provide at least 1 million jobs for the young people of the republic of Kenya,” he added
The head of state further stated that the government will set up ICT hubs across the country which will serve as centers for technology innovation, provide training and employment opportunities in the digital sector.
To boost connectivity, the President said his administration is rolling out one hundred thousand kilometers of fiber optic.
Ruto spoke on Saturday during the centenary anniversary of Limuru Girls High School.
He was accompanied by Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua, National Assembly Majority Leader Kimani Ichungwa and Kiambu Governor Kimani Wamatangi among other leaders.