Forget cheaper Unga forever! See what Ruto has said hours before travelling to Ethiopia that has left hustlers begging for Raila’s help
President William Ruto has vowed to renege on one of his campaign promises to reduce the prices of some of the basic commodities, like Unga.
This is after he vowed never to subsidize maize flour which would have reduced the Unga prices, contrary to his campaign promises.
During his campaigns, Ruto promised to lower the cost of living by reducing the cost of Unga among other things.
However, Speaking at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, when he flagged off Kenyan tea to Accra, Ghana under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) guided trade initiative, Ruto made it clear that his government will not offer subsidies for consumer goods like maize flour but will only support the production of such crops.
“Our very first intervention is to try and reduce the cost of production so that we can enhance our productivity. Progressively we are going to work with our farmers so that we can better support them in production. I have said we are going to make a conscious decision to support our production and not subsidise our consumption,” he said.
Ruto was only reiterating his message about ruling out subsidies on consumption. He had earlier affirmed that his administration will invest in producers.
“We are not going to be subsidizing consumption. That is why we are going slow on the matter of subsidizing consumption. We are going to work and support producers,” Ruto said while addressing a Kenya Kwanza parliamentary group meeting in Naivasha.
“The Unga subsidy that was done, I was being briefed by the Ministry of Agriculture for one month, the taxpayer was asked to pay Ksh7 billion for the unga that cost Ksh100 which was nowhere in the first place. Only few people laid hold of it. If we had spent Sh7 billion shillings in fertilizer it would have been a different ball game.”
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RUTO must stop kidding Kenyans we are no longer kids any more he must fulfill his promises na kama inchi imemushnda basi ajiuzulu juu huezi jita president mwenye anashindwa kulisha nchi yake lmagine somebody like waiting baba yao is out because of Ruto’s corruption for real Kenyan government is wrotten from top to grassroots and for our wrotten government Kenya as a nation will never realise her potential long live uhuru kenyatta long live raila odinga you wanted goo for this nation but because of hypocritical region and people how taught they are dummy gods yo us sat down and gave us the president using their money that’s y we are going to suffer in pain and agony all over his administration and this is the worst government Kenyans are going to wittiest all over don’t expect anything good from Rutos government cause him,his deputy and all cabinet is full of fraud catechism and thieves on industrial scale bureau kabisa na Ruto animate aseme pence pesa ya kimwarere dam ilienda kama yeye ni mwanaume, na mysalia golden bag na nyingi nyinginezo tunawajua ni venue hatuna usemi haha Kenya laminitis twawajua wote one by one na ruto haezi enda nchi yeyote apate msaada maybe poor🇺🇬 and identity regret saying so wakitaka wanitafte wanimalize cause its better to die than to suffer