President Ruto Hosts MPs and Government Officials from Ukambani

President William Ruto Monday played host to elected Kenya Kwanza MPs and senior Government officials from Ukambani to discuss development priorities for the social and economic transformation of the region.

MPs present included Kibwezi West MP Mwengi Mutuse, Mwala MP Vincent Kawaya, Machakos Town MP Caleb, Kangundo MP Fabian Mule, and Kitui East MP Nimrod Mbai.

The leaders discussed areas of development in Ukambani.

“I’m happy that H.E the President has committed to prioritizing water, roads, agriculture, education, ICT, Housing, etc projects for our constituencies and the entire Ukambani in his Gvt programs,” stated Kibwezi West MP Mwengi Mutuse on Facebook.

According to Mutuse, they will be rolling out specific projects very soon as well as finishing the ongoing mega projects.

“Our people should now expect more and more development from the national government going forward,” he added.

The leaders later met with Infrastructure Cabinet Secretary Kipchumba Murkomen where they agreed on unlocking critical link roads and other infrastructure projects.

Mutuse noted This is the first of a series of meetings arranged by the President with Cabinet Secretaries to unlock the region’s development.

“Specifically for Kibwezi West, we have agreed to prioritize the tarmacking of the Emali – Ukia road and a new road from Aathi- Syumile – Makindu – Kalii- Kikumimi – Kwa Mumbe – Mulala. We will also prioritize our major town roads. Further, we have agreed to fast-track the development of Makindu Airstrip,” he added.

Other leaders present included EAC Cabinet Secretary Penninah Malonza, and devolution PS Teresia Mbaika among others.

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