Was SGR just another scam by Jubilee? RUTO now reveals they have gone back to the old railway as he pledges to pump billions to upgrade it


Friday November 30, 2018 - Deputy President William Ruto has revealed that the Jubilee Government had embarked on another railway project but not the
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FridayNovember 30, 2018- Deputy President William Ruto has revealedthat the Jubilee Government had embarked on another railway project butnot the Standard Gauge one.


Speaking at the NakuruInternational Investment Conference, Ruto noted that plans were underway toupgrade the meter gauge railway for it to serve the public better.


This, he said, wouldimprove accessibility of various towns in Kenya.


"We are engaged inrefurbishing the meter gauge railway through Nakuru to Eldoret to Kitale,"Ruto stated.


In addition, the DP said allthe railway projects will tie in the fulfilment of the Big Four Agenda,urging towns to position themselves strategically to benefit from them.


"The challenges we faceand must overcome are located in the same place as opportunities we must seizeto grow our economy, improve our society.”


“The pursuit of a fuller,inclusive economy and a shared prosperity will lift communities and securewellbeing of generations,” he said.


This comes despite thedrumming up of the multi-billion Standard Gauge Railway built by Jubilee whosebenefits and profits Kenya is yet to realize.


The Kenyan DAILY POST
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