Kenyatta Blasts Opposition's 'Empty Politics'

prostate adiposity geneva; font-size: small;”>Speaking in Kakamega town, President Kenyatta said Kenyans went to the elections last year and made their choice which should be respected.

He said the Jubilee Government will serve all Kenyans irrespective of their culture, religion or political affiliation.

The President emphasized that he is ready to work with all leaders to ensure Kenya is transformed and wananchi reap the fruits of their labour.

“We went for elections last year and wananchi made their decision which must be respected by all. As leaders, we must work together to unite Kenyans and build our country,” the President said.

He added: “The problems we face are the same, they don’t differentiate between tribes or political parties.”


President Kenyatta said the Government will ensure cane farmers access subsidised fertilizer so as to lower the costs of production in the region.

“We will work with your county leaders to see how we can revive local industries and initiate other development projects aimed at improving your living standards,” he said.

Stressing on the importance of education to all Kenyan youths, President Kenyatta said his Government has set aside funds in the current budget to ensure that none of them fails to sit for their national exams.

“The Government will increase money for free primary and secondary education. All candidates will sit for their exams without paying fees,” said the President.

President Kenyatta also said the over Ksh 1.5 billion Mumias water project will be inaugurated soon to benefit the residents of the Western region.

Deputy President William Ruto said it is time for all leaders irrespective of political affiliation to join hands and develop the nation.

“We were all elected not by chance but by Kenyans through the will of God. We therefore need to build Kenya for the benefit of all citizens,” said the Deputy President.

Nairobi Senator Mike Mbuvi Sonko urged all the youth to shun leaders who propagate violence.

“You don’t need saba-saba and mass action. These will not provide jobs for you, what you require is to support the President and the Government in its development agenda and ultimately you will all benefit,” said the Nairobi Senator.

Senate Majority Prof. Kithure Kindiki said what the country requires is mass development and not mass action.

Later, President Kenyatta and the Deputy President made a stopover at Khayega Market to acknowledge greetings from residents.

Addressing them, the President said the Government will serve all Kenyans irrespective of political affiliation.

The Deputy President said Kenyans should join hands in development and ignore those preaching divisive politics.

“In any election there will be winners and losers but to take the country forward, we all have to work together as leaders,” the Deputy President said.

He added: “Those who lost in the election should give space for the Government to serve Kenyans and wait to try their luck next time instead of disrupting progress.”


The President and the Deputy President also inspected the Kisumu – Kakamega road and addressed wananchi in Ikolomani constituency. The President assured the residents that the construction of the road will be completed by June next year.

The President also directed the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure to ensure that all stalled road projects are revived.

Area leaders assured the President and the Deputy President that they supported in the country’s development agenda.

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