May 18, 2022

My bottom-up economic model conversation is genuine

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Deputy President William Ruto has said that he is genuine with the Bottom-Up Economic Model.

The DP said that model intends to empower all Kenyans irrespective of age, class, status, race or tribe.

Ruto said that those opposing the bottom-up economic model have been the beneficiaries of the status quo, which has favoured the few rich.

“The Bottom-Up Economic Model that we are advocating is premised on a candid and genuine conversation that puts women and young people at the centre of our country’s economy,” Ruto said.

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Ruto’s was responding to the critics of the bottom-up economic model during a tour in
Western Kenya on Saturday, where he was hosted by MPs Benjamin Washiali (Mumias East), Didmus Barasa (Kimilili), John Waluke, Ndindi Nyoro, Kimani Ichung’wah (Kikuyu MP), Njuguna Wanjiku (Kiambaa), Rashid Echesa (former CS) and former Boni Khalwale (Former Kakamega Senator).

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Ruto said that women ad youths have been marginalised in the current economic model despite their huge potential in the transformation of Kenya.
“The two groups (Women and Youths) have remained marginalized despite their huge potential in the transformation of Kenya,” the DP said when he engaged small traders at Kakamega market.

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