DP William Ruto takes bottom-up economic model gospel to Kawangware
Published on: August 16, 2021 08:24 (EAT)
Once done with matters divine at St Francis Catholic Church in Kawangware, the Deputy President embarked on a whistle-stop meet the people tour His entourage snaked through Congo and 56 areas, with DP Ruto blasting the ongoing coalition building efforts to scuttle his August 9, 2022 presidential bid. A meeting planned in Naivasha on Monday and Tuesday bringing together former NASA stalwarts the target of his political salvos “Wameenda huko Naivasha eti kujadiliana vile watagawana mamlaka…sisi hatuko kwa hiyo biashara,” DP Ruto said on Sunday. The Deputy President claimed the meetings were motivated solely by a desire to water down his bid to succeed president Uhuru Kenyatta next year, the head of state has on several occasions met the former opposition chiefs, the latest being last week in Mombasa. “Sasa mikutano imeanza…retreats zimeanza conferences ndio hizo…eti wanataka kugawana mamlaka,” the DP added. The DP seemingly resigned to fate, after his fallout with President Kenyatta, the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) his political vehicle, after the split in Jubilee… The bottom up economic model that DP Ruto is pushing for continues to ignite intense debate, with his critics terming it empty rhetoric and mere sloganeering, however according to DP Ruto, the bottom up economic model is the ultimate game changer. “Tunataka kuhakikisha kuwa hao vijana milioni 15 ambao hawana kazi wanapata kazi sii kugawana vyeo,” he added. Lawmakers who accompanied the DP to kawangware drumming up support for his state house pursuit… “Sisi mabishoops tukienda kuhubiri hatuanzii juu ya miti tunaanzia hapa chini na ndio kama UDA hiyo ndio direction yetu,” Bishop Margaret Wanjiru said. DP Ruto concluded his day crossing over to Dagoretti South Constituency popularising his bid.