What President must do to realise Big Four pillars plan

In order to realise the ambitions behind the Big Four pillar, President Kenyatta must must start by accepting that his Cabinet and principal secretaries have not done very well in implementing flagship projects. GRAPHIC | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • We all know the predicament that befell projects such as the laptop project, Galana, the Konza Silicon Valley and the road annuity project.

  • It will require a complete paradigm shift in the mind sets of those who make the budget and design our expenditure programmes.

  • The government must demonstrate that there is adequate fiscal space for the Big Four plan.

My initial reaction to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big Four pillars for economic renewal was to dismiss the whole strategy as lacking in ambition.

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