William Ruto has unveiled the Kenya Kwanza Manifesto ahead of August Polls
Ruto says all Kenyans will have internet in five years and 24,000 markets connected to electricity will be connected to the internet.
The DP alluded that He will Merge HELB, University funding board and TVET funding boards to become one body that will give scholarships and fund relevant studies and build 254 TVETs.
To fill gap of 116,000 teachers, Kenya Kwanza government will hire 116k teachers in two tranches, half in year one and the remainder in year two
Ruto led Government will also expand school feeding programme from the current 2 million to 4 million students. Target is to work with county govts marching shilling for shilling to attain 8 million learners.
Ruto has suggested for that delocalisation of teachers will be done at point of employment and allowances given for working away from home
Ruto has hinted for establishment of Youth Minister and advisor sitting at president’s office to ensure all decisions are youth friendly.
On women, Ruto says he will establish a Charter with women-50% of Kenya Kwanza government will be women and six months they will actualise 2/3 gender rule.
People living with disabilities will be enrolled to NHIF freely. Initially it was stated there will be a new universal health coverage scheme that will cater for annual KSh 550 billion expenditure on health. Contributions will be highest KSh 3k and Lowest KSh 300.
Water deficit to be achieved through partnership with private sectors. Water purchase agreements will be reached so that investors sell us water.
“We’re the team that will complete the implementation of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. We’d rather not mutilate it and instead implement it”, Ruto added
Mr.Ruto will end political weaponisation of government systems like security, tax authorities, security and criminal justice systems.
The first 100 days in office
Have an independent police commission that will run its own budget with own accounting officer.
First day in office operationalise the Judiciary Fund to make it independent operationally, constitutionally and financially.
End evictions and demolitions
Appoint all judges nominated by JSC to the court of appeal within seven days.
Respect, protect and defend freedom of worship;lift existing moratorium of new religious organizations &expedite registration process.
Transfer all devolved functions to counties in 3 months
Affordable housing mortgages for public service and police.
Horizontal transfer of services across police and other public services.
Police officers loss of life compensation in line of duty will be covered equally with those in military.