Whether these promises will be fulfilled is beside the point. However, 2017 may come to haunt the ‘dynamic duo’ if little is done to achieve these seven pledges:
1.TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP: We will ensure the public service provides quality
services and is accountable to the people.
2.A SAFE KENYA: We will expand, Equip and modernise our security agencies to ensure every Kenyan
is guaranteed of their safety and that of their loved ones and their property.
3.EMPOWERING OUR YOUTH: We will equip our youth with the necessary skills, capital and
opportunities to create wealth for themselves through securing local and foreign investment in new
factories and giving tax-breaks, grants and loans to set up
4.A FOOD SECURE KENYA: We will ensure that our Agricultural sector can produce food in excess of
the needs of our country by encouraging mechanization, irrigation, reviving cooperatives and farmer
unions and subsidy for inputs. In addition, we will encourage value addition in the production chain
and develop suitable marketing support mechanisms for our farmers.
5.SOCIAL JUSTICE: We will ensure that the rights of all Kenyans are preserved through good
governance, democracy, and respect for the rule of law and social protection and welfare for the
6.A HEALTHY KENYA: We will ensure that all Kenyans have access to well equipped health facilities
and well trained and motivated health care workers, in addition to developing systems to support
health care and sanitation.
7.WATER AND ELECTRICITY FOR ALL: We will ensure that every Kenyan has access to clean water
and sustainable supply of electricity by developing necessary policies to encourage investment in
infrastructure for water and electricity provision.
Be the judge!