Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto has lauded President Uhuru Kenyatta’s two-day developmental state visit to the Nyanza region.
Speaking in Kisumu during the 58th Madaraka Day Celebration on Tuesday, May 1, Ruto said the recent launch of several projects across the Lake side region is enough evidence there is a government that works.
“I want to laud the President’s two-days launch of various projects in this country. It is a testimony that there is a government that works and delivers,” Ruto said.
Ruto who shared the podium with Raila and Uhuru after several months praised the Jubilee government saying it’s good for everybody since it has delivered irrespective of how and who voted for it.
In his visit to Nyanza region for the Madaraka Day, the head of the state commissioned two key roads and water projects in Siaya County.
He also opened the Ksh1.6 billion Kodiaga-Wagai-Onyirore, Nyangweso-Muhanda road as well as the Ksh2.4 billion Siaya-Bondo water supply and Sanitation project.
These are some of the projects Ruto praised adding that the current government has shown that its possible to develop the country equally and bring everybody on board.
To deal with unemployment and poverty, Ruto assured job seekers that the next phase of development will deal with the issues.
“The next phase of development will give opportunities, create jobs and create wealth so that we can deal with the wtin challenge of poverty and unemployment,” The DP said.
In his speech, President Uhuru Kenyatta said the recent High Court decision to quash Constitution review through the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) will slow down development and quest for inclusive politics urging the Court of Appeal to reconsider the stance.