As the race to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta getting even hotter,Deputy President William Ruto today marked his second day at coastal regional. The deputy president launched his coastal tour yesterday in Kwale county and was today in Kilifi county. Accompanied by section of leaders from the county of Kilifi, among them Aisha Jumwa Mp Malindi and other elected leaders,Ruto first held a consultative meeting with the leaders,discussing economic empowerment in the region among other crucial challenges faced in that region.
Deputy president joining Mijikenda dance at Watamu.
Thereafter, the Deputy president and the leaders proceeded to Timboni Centre for Youths and Women groups empowerment program in watamu, where he met the group official and members. Upon addressing the residents, he asked for there support ahead of the presidential race. Dr Ruto told the congregation that he is only ready to work with upright citizens whom they can engage in a talk and agree for a common objective. He said,'I only need those individuals and citizens that we can work together with not just a follower with no direction,I need upright citizens that we can engage on talk and discuss on development agenda so that we can agree on common objectives'.
Photo of deputy president greeting the area residents.
The deputy president also reminded the residents of Kilifi on his previous promise. William Ruto promised to change the tune of dialogue in the country something he believe he has achieved and thus the current Kenya is not just about leaders in power but it involves even those who are surviving to earn a living. Deputy president said and i quote;"In every meeting or any gathering, every leader is talking about the hustler and Wheelbarrow,that shows that we have already changed the tune of dialogue. He continued, this is because, initial it was all about leaders and power but now they are forced to talk about economic development strategy and bodaboda. That is the Kenya everyone wanted". He (Ruto) is expected to Camp in the Costal region till the weekend with areas of Mombasa yet to be visited.
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