During the election campaign, Ruto promised to fix an economy afflicted by corruption and ineptitude. The rule of law and constitutionalism are key to economic planning and development, governance and equitable sharing of national resources. Throughout Kenya’s postcolonial period, the political elite have exploited ethnicity to obtain power at the expense of the collective well-being and social cohesion. To affirm equality before the law, errant senior state officers and the political elite must face the law and if found guilty sanctioned decisively. Disturbingly, it is seen as more inclined to punishing the poor while letting the rich and political elite act with impunity.
Source: Standard Digital November 20, 2023 16:05 UTC