NAIROBI, Kenya, May 9 – Vice President William Ruto hosted leaders from the Mount Kenya region on Saturday to discuss how to reorganize the country’s economy.
Ruto said the meeting that followed a similar forum held in Maasai Mara on May 1 deliberated on collaborative efforts to revamp the government’s economic approach to promote business and empower ordinary Kenyans.
“Through ongoing consultations covering all regions and sectors of the economy, we predict that the creation of more jobs and increased opportunities for lower management will rid our country of poverty,” he said. tweeted.
During engagement with three representatives from each of the 11 counties in the Mount Kenya region, it was agreed that more focused and inclusive sessions should be held with Scammers movement representatives, county assembly members, religious leaders and business leaders to follow as the country opens up.
The DP built the Hustler movement, a political group championing a bottom-up economic model, as its preferred platform for the 2022 presidential race.
At Maasai Mara, Ruto was accompanied by economist David Ndii who briefed lawmakers on the “bottom-up economic model” proposed by DP, which aims to uplift the ordinary citizen and give them the opportunity to have a say in the community. of the government.
The DP held another meeting with more than 50 people on Friday, including a section of Mount Kenya, where politicians and experts from different sectors discussed economic recovery, a topic Ruto has been spreading since the start of the pandemic in the country. country.