President Kenyatta and his Deputy must drop their face-off to create a prosperous Kenya

A day after a section of clergy urged President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, Dr. Ruto, to mend fences and reconcile, the deputy president said he was ready and willing to do so unconditionally. However, this is yet to happen. Whether or not the president and the deputy president make amends, the critical focus should be on finding a means to keep the promises they made to Kenyans in their 2017 Jubilee manifesto.

It is a betrayal of Kenyans who voted based on promises contained in the Jubilee party manifesto, only to be met with justifications for the promises not kept. The main excuse is that the president has not been working with his deputy but with the opposition leader, Raila Odinga, following a handshake.

The president and his deputy are setting a bad precedent by failing to deliver on most of their promises. Other politicians, especially those running for president, are making more ambitious promises ahead of the 2022 general election. Citizens need practical solutions on issues that bedevil them, such as the high unemployment rate….

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