President William Ruto has led thousands of Kenyans today in the celebrations of 60th Madaraka Day at Moi stadium in Embu County as he used the opportunity to urge Kenyans to support his government.
President Ruto affirmed his wish for Civil servants to be deducted 3% tax from their salaries towards the construction of affordable houses as he said that the programme will offer job opportunities to Kenyan youth who are jobless.
He also said Housing programme will be beneficial to Kenyans in all sectors including car owners, builders, and cement companies among others.
The Head of State said his government has collaborated with county governments to recruit community health promoters across the country who will be helping people with chronic conditions manage their medications, general well being and diet.
He launched the second product of the Hustler Fund that will see groups get loans from Ksh 50,000 and Ksh 1 million.
Ruto promised boda boda operators that they will by September own and operate affordable, secure and profitable motorbikes that will use electricity that will help tame transport costs.
The function was attended by Chief Justice Martha Koome, First Lady Racheal Ruto, Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua and his wife Pastor Dorcas Rigathi, National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetangula, Prime CS Musalia Mudavadi, Cabinet Secretaries, MPs, Governors, Government officials and other leaders across the country.