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Ruto Speaks On Whether He’ll Attend Mashujaa Celebrations

It's that time of year again, when politicians are squabbling over campaign promises in an attempt to win voters ahead of the 2022 elections.


The main opponents in the race to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta – Deputy President William Ruto and ODM leader Raila Odinga – are fiercely competing to win the souls of citizens with campaign promises mostly aimed at endearing themselves to the youths.

The ODM party leader recently added a social welfare plan to his campaign agenda, looking to counter Ruto’s populist ‘‘Hustler’’ narrative.


The former prime minister Raila is promising monthly cash transfers of Ksh6,000 to vulnerable households as well as a longer grace period for repayment of student loans even as his critics dismissed the proposal as unrealistic, citing Kenya’s high unemployment rate.

On the other hand, the DP is projecting himself as the economic messiah for the hustlers as he anchors his campaign on promises to create jobs for the millions of unemployed youth and giving access to cheap credit to small and medium enterprises through his bottom-up economic model.


Between these two ideologies, which do you think is more realistic and likely to have a better effect on Kenyans’ livelihoods?

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