Ruto dismisses talk of split in Jubilee, blames media for fanning fallout in party
SEE ALSO :Calls for Jubilee party meetingRuto was accompanied by a host of Jubilee Party MPs Valley as he wound up a tour of Mt Kenya region that has taken him to four counties since Friday. He has been in Murang'a, Kirinyaga, Meru and Nyeri rooting for the president's Big 4 Agenda of affordable housing, universal healthcare, manufacturing and food security. Speaking in Nyeri yesterday, Ruto announced that the government was keen on creating jobs by pushing for value addition of coffee and tea. "Besides giving subsidies, we have agreed with the counties that we are going to give priority to value addition of coffee and tea so that farmers can get a significant income," he said. The government, he said, has allocated Sh1 billion for subsidised fertilizer that will be distributed to coffee farmers countrywide similar to what has been done for their counterparts in wheat and maize growing areas.
SEE ALSO :We have no money for parties: RotichGatundu South MP Moses Kuria joined Ruto in accusing the media of concocting stories of discord in Jubilee. "We may not take any legal action against the media but we are telling them is that what they are doing is not a service to this nation," Kuria said.