President Ruto has directed his Cabinet to provide specific timelines under which his campaign pledges will be met.Speaking at the Cabinet retreat in Nyeri county on Friday, January 6, the head of state indicated that he wanted his manifesto implemented hence the need to have a plan with timelines.
He ordered the projects to have timelines for three months, six months and one year.“We expect timelines on our manifesto. When are you going to finish these programmes and actualise these commitments?
“Be it in three months, six months and one year, we should have a picture of how things look,” he directed.He explained that the directives were aimed at enabling his government to attain the targets it had set for itself, even as he added that he had a contract with Kenyans.
Further, he directed his CSs to assess government programs that had been initiated by the previous administration adding that they needed to be aligned with their plan.
“You have been taken through the programme of budgeting. The next budget must reflect the priorities that we have and carry the completion of all the other programmes that are in the best interest of the people of Kenya,” he stated.
Ruto also urged his Cabinet to serve all Kenyans diligently irrespective of how they voted in the 2022 General Election.”I expect to see CSs work beyond the villages. I expect to see the CSs in Turkana and other places. We must appreciate Kenya and what it looks like,” he stated.
On the other hand, he also announced that they had resolved to have paperless Cabinet meetings noting the advancement of technology.“We have that agreed that from the next cabinet meeting, all our meetings will be paperless as we move to the digital space,” he stated.