DP Ruto steers clear of BBI as criticism mounts in Kakamega

Deputy President William Ruto at Wanga Technical and Vocational College in Mumias, Kakamega County, during its commissioning on October 25, 2019. PHOTO | ISAAC WALE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • During the DP's tour of Mumias East on Friday, his political allies said they will ensure the report is shot down if the portion of funds allocated to counties is not increased.
  • They noted the need for the report to address inclusivity and equitable distribution of national resources.
  • DP Ruto steered clear of the BBI subject, focusing instead on the importance of technical education, in line with the government’s industrialisation agenda.

Western region politicians who are allied to Deputy President William Ruto have pledged to rally their supporters to reject the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) if the report does not address issues affecting ordinary Kenyans.

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