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Big Win to UDA as Son of Prominent CAS Joins DP Camp, Lauds Bottom-Up Economic Model.

Kevin Kachapin, Son of current Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage Hon Simon Kachapin has joined United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Party and team associated with Deputy President William Samoei Ruto. He announced this after meeting with Ruto at his official residence in Karen, Nairobi County.

His father, Simon Kachapin before being appointed to the CAS job served as West Pokot first Governor before he was dethroned by the vocal and outspoken Current West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo. He has also served as CAS in the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Energy before he was moved to his current post.

Announcing this on his Facebook page, Kevin Kachapin lauded the Bottom-Up economic blueprint advocated by UDA camp. He claimed the economic model being popularised by the DP and his team is of absolute consonance with the needs of his native West Pokot county and it's residents since it will help in stimulating growth at the grassroots.He further claimed the model will spur economic empowerment to those at the bottom of the wealth pyramid in his semi-arid county.

"BEFORE 2013, frontier counties like WEST POKOT were extensively marginalised by the national government. I have largely been attributing this to the TRICKLE DOWN ECONOMICS. Luckily, the new Constitution of Kenya 2010 introduced DEVOLUTION which herald the beginning of the end to this economic disenfranchisement." he further stated.

Kevin Kachapin holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from Kabarak University. He is an advocate of the High Court after being admitted to the bar last year. He served as President of Kabarak University Students Association from November 2015 to November 2016.

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