Kenya Kwanza presidential aspirant William Ruto has on Wednesday promised Kenyans free internet and phone calls if elected president in the August elections.
Speaking in Kiambu, the Deputy President noted that the government has supplied electricity in many parts of the country which they use the power grid to connect the internet.
The internet will then be accessible to all houses across the country. In return, the low income earner will no longer have to buy bundles to make phones as they will be free of charge.
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According to the second in command, they have done a proper survey that will cost them around Ksh 38 billion. The internet will also provide online employment to the youth as well improve businesses in the country.
The Deputy President also touched on the Hustler fund which he promised that the funds will not only be in the constituency level but also at the wards making it easier for Kenyans to apply.
“The Hustler Fund will ensure every ordinary Kenyan goes up the economic ladder, hence help reduce poverty in our country.” Said DP William Ruto
A few hours before the campaigns, the Deputy President was at Windsor hotel where he met other presidential candidates who held a consultative meeting with the IEBC in regard to the country’s preparedness ahead of the elections.
Kenya Kwanza unlike their opponents Azimio One Kenya Alliance supported the use biometric system as long as they are assured of free and fair elections.