The Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya Dr William Samoei Ruto ignited a hot debate online when he posted this immediately after a huge crowd turned out to listen to him in Kakamega county. (Courtesy photo)
According to his recent post, he stated that the small and medium-sized enterprises are the engine of the Bottom-up Economic development model that they are advancing.
He added that at the moment, they are choking with punitive taxes, and a hostile legal and financial environment; they pledge to change that as they seek to jumpstart our economy
He confirmed that he engaged with traders at Khayega and Musoli markets during an Empowerment programme in the company of Mps Didmus Barasa (Kimilili), Aden Duale (Garisa Town), Benjamin Washiali (Mumias East), Dan Wanyama (Webuye West), and former Kakamega senator Boni Khalwale.His post attracted several comments from Kenyans, majority of them lauded him for empowering the small-scale traders in Kakamega county. These are some of their reactions:Kindly enjoy reading, comments and don't forget to share widely
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