Govt to back Bill locking out foreigners from tenders below Sh1b

Deputy President William Ruto has said that the state will support the bill by Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua that will see government tenders below Sh1 billion awarded to Kenyans.

“We want our people to also be comfortable working in their country and therefore will support that bill because good governance protects jobs of its citizens,” said Ruto. Ruto’s comments come after Gachagua proposed to amend the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2018 that will lock out foreigners from contracts below Sh1 billion.

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