- President William Ruto to address a joint session of the National Assembly and Senate
- This would be Ruto’s first state of the nation address
- Kenyans expects president to focus on a number of issues that affect their day to day lives.
President William Ruto is today set to address a joint session of the National Assembly and Senate in what is referred to as the State of the Nation Address.
This would be Ruto’s first state of the nation address since he took over the office.
Kenyans are eagerly waiting for the address and are hopeful that the president will focus on a number of issues that affect their day to day lives.
Some of the key issues Kenyans expect Ruto to address include:
Economic Stimulus programs
Most of the initiatives pledged during campaign period and subsequently rolled out by the government to cushion the economy have slowly been withdrawn,, leaving thousands of families suffering.
Kenyans are eagerly waiting for the president to address the issue and probably announce new economic stimulus packages.
Fight against corruption
Over the past months, a number of scandals that led to loss of billions have been unearthed in the country, but no big fish has been successfully convicted.
Kenyans are hoping that the president will address this issue and shade more light on how his government is tackling the run-away corruption in the country.
The school calendar was messed up by the Covid-19 pandemic, and to date, 90% of students are yet to join their preferred collages since they are not effectively covered by government new funding policy.
Kenyans are hoping that the president will issue a clear road map on the new capitation model.
Waiver on key government documents
Bitter Kenyans have taken issue with latest move by the government to increase the service of key documents such national ID,birth certificate and passports.
Most people want s the government to reduce the fee to make it accessible to Kenyans facing hard economic times