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Uhuru’s legacy remains one of implementing the largest public debt budgets ever

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Uhuru’s legacy remains one of implementing the largest public debt budgets ever

Posted by: Octaviah Wachira
Category: Blog

By John Nyangi,

Today’s budget reading as we go into Uhuru Kenyatta’s final year as President, threatens his legacy of leaving a united country as envisioned in the March 2018 handshake. Instead, the legacy is now that of overseeing Kenya’s largest public debt budget ever. As the Cabinet Secretary to the National TreasuryMr. Ukur Yatani reads the budget statement for the next financial year (2021/22) this afternoon, it is time to reflect on how the current budget ending this month has fared. One importance of keeping history is that it helps us to understand the present and predict the future, therefore how does the last
10 months of FY 2020/21 look like?