What you should know:
-The agenda will include a strategy to reduce the high cost of living, which has been exacerbated by rising fuel and electricity prices.
-Leaders anticipated that they would also talk about the leadership of the House.
-President Ruto is set to announce his Cabinet right after the retreat, according to those in his camp who spoke with the Nation privately.
Friday afternoon, President William Ruto will meet with the Kenya Kwanza elected leaders in Naivasha to discuss his legislative agenda, which includes a strategy to reduce the high cost of living that has been made worse by an increase in fuel and power prices. He will also urge them to swiftly approve his nominees for cabinet secretaries.
Except for the Public Investments Committee, the Public Accounts Committee, and the Committee on Implementation, which are reserved for the coalition that has not yet established government, Dr. Ruto wants MPs from his camp to dominate important House committees.
They’re also likely to talk about the House leadership.
The President will be able to implement his bottom-up economic program if the MPs expedite their due diligence. The retreat will also cover the unveiling of the Cabinet members.
President Ruto is set to announce his Cabinet right after the retreat, according to those in his camp who spoke with the Nation privately.
Johnson Muthama, the head of the United Democratic Alliance (UDA), said, “We will have the retreat to galvanize our leadership strategy, which we will employ in this administration.”
Joseph Wainaina, a candidate for the position of MP, continued, “We will discuss how to advance the agenda since Kenyans have high expectations for us at the retreat with the boss (President).