Uhuru says housing among four key issues to receive attention

President Uhuru Kenyatta addresses Kenyans at Moi Sports Center, Kasarani on December 12, 2017 during 54th Jamhuri Day celebrations. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The big four plan will build on the foundation laid during Jubilee’s first term in sectors such as transport, electricity distribution, education and ICT.

  • In the plan to have an estimated 500,000 Kenyans own houses, the government will reduce the cost of mortgages and cut the cost of construction.

  • Low-cost funds will be raised from the private and public sectors for investment in large-scale house construction.

Food security, affordable housing, manufacturing and inexpensive healthcare are the key areas President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration will focus on during his final term.

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