The revival of an economy battered by the Covid-19 pandemic, response to fresh threats from the virus, national security, succession and actions against climate change are expected to feature in today's address by President Kenyatta to Parliament.
According to a report by Daily nation newspaper, in his annual address, the President will report on the progress in achieving national values, devolution and good governance.
He is likely to address the conflict between the Judiciary and the Exec utive, as well as fulfilling the country's international obligations.
President Kenyatta is also expected to rally MPs to enact legislation to help the government to implement a multi-billion-shilling economic stimuli package targeted at various sectors.
With his administration's last budget for the 2022/23 financial year coming up for consideration by Parliament, the President is al so expected to stress approval of resources for his legacy projects and ensuring free, fair and peaceful elections.
On the back of national security concerns due to the threat of terrorism and regional crises such as the wars in Ethiopia and Somalia, the President is expected to explain the government's measures to secure the nation.
As 2022 election campaigns get into top gear, the President is expected to prevail upon those seeking to succeed him to keep the b peace and eschew divisive politics.
Suna East MP Junet Mohamed, a close ally of ODM leader Raila Odinga, told Daily Nation that the former Prime Minister will attend the event.
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