President William Ruto has said the country must tackle the social problem of alcoholism and drug abuse.
According to President Ruto, many lives are being lost and destroyed as a result of alcohol abuse.
“National and County Governments must work together to confront this serious problem.”
He said it is time alcohol is sold to designated areas only.
The President was speaking on Thursday during laying of the foundation stone of the Ruiru Affordable Housing Project, Kings Boma Estate in Kiambu County.
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The President insisted that his administration was on course to delivering 200,000 affordable urban housing units annually.
“Construction materials will be sourced locally, so will be labour because we want to engage our youth in gainful employment,” he said.
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua said the Government will keep launching development projects in every part of Kenya.
“No area will be left behind in our quest to making our country more equal,” he said.