President William Ruto is set to begin a five-day working tour of the western region on Saturday 26th of August 2023, covering Busia, Bungoma, Vihiga, and Kakamega counties.
During the tour, the president will inaugurate, commission, and inspect various government projects that directly benefit Kenyans, aligning with the government’s bottom-up economic agenda.
Among the projects, President Ruto will preside over include; the launch of the Mulukhoba Fish Landing Site, open a county hospital, and dedicate a library at Alupe University in Busia County. Later, he will initiate the ‘220 unit’ Milimani Estate affordable housing project in Lurambi, Kakamega County.
The President will also preside over the launch of the construction of the Bungoma County Aggregation and Industrial Park in Bungoma County, and tour the Nzoia sugar company. He will also inaugurate the Emuhaya sub-county hospital in Vihiga County.
Additionally, the Head of State is scheduled to chair a cabinet meeting at Kakamega State Lodge, as well as a meeting with local farmers. Throughout the working tour.
President Ruto aims to engage closely with both the people and leadership of the region, emphasizing his commitment to the region’s development even as he aims to strengthen his backing in the western region.
BY GBS REPORTER, Dennis Mugweru Munyi, 25 August 2023