Mr President, I heard that you have set aside Sh1 billion to cushion miraa farmers in Meru. To say that I am deeply disappointed by your decision is to put it mildly. You are letting our youth down.
At what expense are you going to boost an industry that is already on its deathbed? For votes? Really, Mr President? Surely aren’t there less damaging ways to secure a stronghold?
Maybe I should have paid more attention in my economics class because my mind cannot process how that Sh1 billion is going to cushion a product that is already banned in its main markets (US, Canada, Netherlands, France, Germany and Saudi Arabia).
If the international market has banned miraa, whom do you want to replace that market? Kenya’s youth?
Sir, let me educate you. These young people already have enough struggles. They are struggling with drugs, alcohol, shisha (now this, you MUST ban) and unscrupulous betting companies that snatch the …..GO TO PAGE 3 TO CONTINUE READING>>>>>