President Ruto: I will not Interfere with Independent Institutions

President William Ruto has defended his actions towards independent and constitutional offices in the country saying his administration is geared towards strengthening the democracy of the country.

While hosting stakeholders from the sectors in statehouse Nairobi on Tuesday, president William Ruto condemned the actions preceding 2022 general elections noting that IEBC is an instituion that could have been corrupted in Jubilee administration

He said the close working relations with such institutions was only geared towards ensuring efficient delivery of service to Kenyans.

President Ruto asked all Government departments, commissions and independent institutions to observe the rule of law and discharge their duties in line with the Bottom-Up Economic Transformation Agenda (BETA).

“Our resolve as Executive to ensure harmonious working relations with independent institutions is not meant to manage or interfere with their work but to facilitate efficient delivery of services to Kenyans,” said President Ruto.

He said commissions and independent institutions must ensure their operations are in line with the Government’s plan of bottom up economic transformation agenda.

The theme of the meeting was inaugurating a collaborative framework between the Executive and Commissions and independent towards the full implementation of the Constitution and alignment of programmes to the Bottom-Up Economic Transformation Agenda.

The President said the Constitution has mandated institutions to perform different, but no less special task to promote a sound environment for the attainment of the greater well-being and the flourishing of full human potential of all Kenyans.

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