KENYA KWANZA

(PHOTOS): Ruto leads Kenya Kwanza on a charm offensive in Meru

The team promised to pursue economic diplomacy to secure markets for farm produce.

In Summary

• The alliance said they will amend the Budget policy statement to prioritise the needs of ordinary Kenyans.

• Ruto was joined by ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi and Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula.

Deputy President William Ruto addressing Meru residents during the Kenya Kwanza Alliance campaigns on Monday, February 21, 2022.
Deputy President William Ruto addressing Meru residents during the Kenya Kwanza Alliance campaigns on Monday, February 21, 2022.
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Deputy President William Ruto’s team continued with its campaign in Meru County on Monday urging residents to back Kenya Kwanza Alliance on the August 9, election.

ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi addressing Meru residents during the Kenya Kwanza Alliance campaigns on Monday, February 21, 2022.
ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi addressing Meru residents during the Kenya Kwanza Alliance campaigns on Monday, February 21, 2022.
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Ruto was joined by ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi and Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula.

The team started their campaigns by engaging Boda Bodas riders, Mama Mboga, miraa farmers, and other traders during their Bottom-Up Economic Model Conversation that took place at Kenya Methodist University, Meru County.

Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula addressing Meru residents during the Kenya Kwanza Alliance campaigns on Monday, February 21, 2022.
Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula addressing Meru residents during the Kenya Kwanza Alliance campaigns on Monday, February 21, 2022.
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The MPs who were present were John Mutunga (Tigania West), Mithika Linturi (Meru Senator), Moses Kirima (Central Imenti), John Mutunga (Tigania West), Kubai Iringo (Igembe Central), Mugambi Rindikiri (Buuri), Halima Mucheke (Nominated), Gichunge Kabeabea (Tigania East), kimani Ichungwa (Kikuyu), Ndindi Nyoro (Kiharu) and Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua.

Meru residents during the Kenya Kwanza Alliance campaigns on Monday, February 21, 2022.
Meru residents during the Kenya Kwanza Alliance campaigns on Monday, February 21, 2022.
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During the campaign, Ruto said Kenya Kwanza will pursue economic diplomacy to secure markets for farm produce.

“We will go beyond the commodity market and sell our produce as brands for our Pesa Mfukoni dream to be met,” Ruto said.

Kenya Kwanza Alliance campaigns on Monday, February 21, 2022 in Meru County.
Kenya Kwanza Alliance campaigns on Monday, February 21, 2022 in Meru County.
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Later, the alliance interacted with the residents at Thimangiri, and Mathiane trading and said that they will amend the Budget policy statement to prioritise the needs of ordinary Kenyans- small businesses and farmers - to ensure they have the funds to enable them to grow.

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