Mwangaza aligns manifesto with President Ruto’s economic vision

By Gerald Mukembu

Meru Governor Kawira Mwangaza has announced that her administration’s manifesto now encompasses President William Ruto’s Bottom-Up Economic Transformation Agenda.

Mwangaza emphasized the importance of implementing robust value chains to drive down production costs and ensure food security in the nation.

Speaking during the Fourth Medium Term Plan (MTP IV) event in Meru town, Meru County Secretary Kiambi Atheru, representing Mwangaza, highlighted the alignment of their strategic plans and projects with the President’s economic vision.

“We are committed to incorporating MTP initiatives, focusing on initiatives such as crop interventions, healthcare improvements, and Miraa industry revitalization,” Atheru stated.

Atheru emphasized the collaborative efforts between Governor Mwangaza’s government and the National government to achieve the objectives of the Bottom-Up Economic Transformation agenda.

Speaking during the event, Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mithika Linturi and Principal Secretary Mugambi Gitonga highlighted the alignment of the MTP with President William Ruto’s transformative Bottom-Up Economic Agenda BETA, focusing on revitalizing the economy through a comprehensive value chain strategy

Linturi who spearheaded the event noted that the government aims to achieve objectives such as reducing the cost of living, eradicating hunger, creating jobs, expanding the tax base, improving foreign exchange balances, and promoting inclusive growth.

He added that the government will be prioritizing value chains such as cotton, leather, dairy, grains, tomatoes, potatoes, pyrethrum and nuts among others.

CS Linturi noted that MTP intention is to enhance economic growth and development by strategically supporting and strengthening the value chains.

The MTP is a key national agenda designed to rejuvenate the Kenyan economy and support the realization of Vision 2030.

It is anticipated that Kenya’s GDP will experience significant growth, from 4.8% in 2022 to 7.2% by 2027/28.

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