May 18, 2022

Ruto camps in Mt Kenya to drum support for the bottom-up economy

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Deputy President William Ruto has camped in Mt Kenya to drum support for his bottom-up economic model.
The DP has promised the economic model will change the lives of millions of people in the country.
“Our Economic model is about creating opportunities for ordinary Kenyans and especially young people,” Ruto said in Tigania on Tuesday.
“This is the foundation of the next chapter of our prosperity as a nation. This is our focus while that of our opponents remains constitutional changes and creating positions for a few individuals to share power.”

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The DP is accompanied by local leaders touring villages and towns to meet students, professionals, traders, service providers and farmers.

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“The residents agree that the priority for Kenya is the economic liberation of ordinary Kenyans and especially young people and that we will walk this journey together,” Ruto said.
“Our economic model is about empowering young people. We will deliberately invest in projects that create economic opportunities for young people reducing unemployment and lifting a generation.
That is what our revolutionary Bottom-Up Economic Development is all about.”

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The DP said that under the Bottom-Up Economic Model, he will give special attention to such enterprises, presenting them to opportunities that will spur their growth, thereby supporting millions of livelihoods in our country.
Those who have accompanied him during the tour are local leaders, students, professionals and traders.

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The political leaders are Kithure Kindiki (Tharaka-Nithi), Mithika Linturi (Meru), Patrick Munene (Chuka/ Igamba Ngombe), Kareke Mbiuki (Maara), Irungu Kang’ata (Murang’a), Ndindi Nyoro (Kiharu), Beatrice Nkatha (Tharaka-Nithi), George Murugara (Tharaka), Rigathi Gachagua (Mathira) and Aisha Jumwa (Malindi).

The leaders started in Kiambu County on Saturday and have toured Meru, Embu, Kirinyaga, Tharaka Nthi and Murang’a among other counties.

 

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