KABATESI: Hoodwinking Uhuru on development bad politics for Western leaders

The President must first embrace all local leadership in the planning of his visit.

In Summary

• As regards the dearth of projects he could either inaugurate, commission or launch, there are murmurs that he’s being set for embarrassment.

• Were he to visit Vihiga and Kakamega counties, he’s going to bare fields where a granite and gold mining factory, respectively, should be operating. 

In the lead up to the 2013 and 2017 general elections, political wit in western Kenya had it that every time Deputy President William Ruto, who was the running mate, spoke in the region Uhuru ...

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