Coast leaders to make key demands in DP Ruto visit - 7 months ago, 21 July 18:33
Coast leaders are expected to make some crucial demands to Deputy President William Ruto when he visits Kilifi County on Sunday.
Mr Ruto is expected to lead a fundraiser for the translation of the Bible into Giriama language at Karisa Maitha football pitch in Kilifi Town.
This will be Mr Ruto’s ninth visit to the region since the March 9 peace deal between President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga.
Some of the demands include appointing the residents to senior government positions and tackling the land problem.
Kilifi North MP Owen Baya will be the host.
"Kilifi North has many land problems and I have persistently asked the DP to visit and address this issue.
"We need our people to be empowered and given title deeds so that they can develop their lands," Mr Baya - who has declared his interest for the governorship post in 2022 - said in an interview.
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