Uhuru, Ruto Hold Crucial Meeting at State House

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto were both present during a meeting at State House.

The two on Friday held a crucial forum dubbed the National and County Government Summit.

The meeting brought together the two arms of government to discuss key issues in terms of steering the way forward.

President Uhuru Kenyatta addressing the leaders at State House (Courtesy)

The forum tackled the manner in which the administration would better deliver services to Kenyans.

One of the agendas addressed by Uhuru and Ruto was the progress of the implementation of the Big 4 agenda programmes.

Deputy President William Ruto during the State House meeting(Courtesy)

Uhuru was stated to have been impressed by the project that is regarded to be his legacy.

The president thanked the leaders at the County level who had steered the initiative in the right direction.

“The President who expressed satisfaction with the ongoing rollout of Big 4 Agenda programmes on universal health coverage, affordable housing, manufacturing and food security thanked county governments for their partnership,” read a statement from State House.

President Uhuru Kenyatta during the State House meeting(Courtesy)

The Jubilee government together with the Cabinet Secretaries debated on the case of that directly affected the citizens such as disaster preparedness, corruption and pending bills.

On matters corruption and pending bills, the Head of State termed them as high-level ranking issues that mostly affected Kenyans.

Cabinet Secretaries during the State House meeting(Courtesy)

He added that the pending bills problem was a hindering factor to traders who incur heavy losses.

“The President cited pending bills and corruption as some of the challenges preventing Kenyans from enjoying the maximum benefits of devolution. He termed pending bills as a wrong against traders who he said are incurring losses,” read a part of the tweet from State House.

President Uhuru Kenyatta during the State House forum(Courtesy)

The latest meeting was insinuated to have showcased the probability that Uhuru and Ruto were back on good terms.

The last time the Jubilee party members were at the ‘house on the hill’, DP Ruto found himself on the wrong side of his boss.

Deputy President Dr William Ruto at a past event.

It was reported that the ex-URP leader was given a dress down after being summoned by the Commander-in-chief.

Further information revealed that the deputy president was condemned due to his efforts of frustrating Uhuru’s legacy.

Additional details pointed out that Ruto was slammed for frustrating the BBI initiative.

Whether the two have mended their relationship, remains a factor that will be determined with time.

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