Renowned economist David Ndii has finally opened up addressing a viral letter dated Tuesday, December 7, 2021, alleging that he has tendered his resignation as Deputy President William Ruto’s economic advisor ahead of the 2022.
Through a post dated December 7, Ndii dismissed the letter, revealing that the only letter he has written recently was dated March 25, 2020, to President Uhuru Kenyatta on the Covid-19 situation in the Country.
The economist has established himself as a close confidant of DP Ruto and is believed to be the brains behind the economic model championed for by the DP and the hustler movement.
This is despite over the years, through letters, Ndii issuing advice on matters of economy to President Kenyatta and his deputy, however, the letter circulated on December 7, alleged that Ndii had felt his position in DP Ruto’s team and UDA had become untenable, hence the alleged decision.
“Following a sequence of personal reflection and thought-provoking reviews, I wish to tender my resignation as your economic advisor.
“Having originated the concept of bottom-up economic model, which seeks to uplift the proletariats, which was also in the NASA 2017 campaigns, I have come to realize that my position as UDA’s economic strategist is untenable,” the letter read in part.
It then proceeded to list David Ndii’s reasons for leaving the hustler house.
“Political conmanship: The bottom-up economic model is an apparent departure from trickle-down model; in the bottom-up, there’s economic inclusion of the masses spurring development whereas in trickle-down, the Government targets,e,t of capital for economic development. This was my initial belief with you only to realize that you are using the model for the sole intent of capturing power and do not believe in its tenets and or spirit,” the letter read.
The letter further claimed that the economist had chosen to decamp from the Hustler Nation due to corruption, in the house.
“In my interaction with you, both informally in planning, I am appalled to realize that you are the main economic saboteur and the cause of economic distress the country is facing. No wonder you are resistant to any strategy that would fight corruption should you assume the presidency,” the letter further alleged.
In the letter, it claimed that Ndii does not believe the DP represents the common Mwananchi’s political and economic aspirations contra the perceived closeness to the common folks.
It further labelled DP Ruto as a continuation of the economic oppressors that were bred during the KANU regime in the 90s and have now morphed in disguise as an economic liberator, that they haven’t been.
“I urge all Kenyans to open their eyes to deceitful devices aimed at influencing collective and personal decision making using individual predicaments,” the letter concluded.
The letter then bore a signature that closely resembles that of Ndii and a font that he has used often in his letters, to the known people.
The economist has since dismissed the letter as fake, and not from him.
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