President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday gave his last State-of-the-Nation address before the expiry of his first term in office.
The president focussed the speech on the achievements of his administration for the last four years in areas of national security, regional stability, devolution, economy, education, health among others.
“Today, we celebrate an extraordinary Kenyan journey: four years of transformation, of growth, and the deepening our democracy,” he said at Parliament Buildings in Nairobi.
On devolution, Mr Kenyatta said Kenya had made major strides, describing the decentralisation of power and resources as a “historic undertaking” that has few peers anywhere in the world.
He said his administration had gone over and beyond the constitutional requirement by increasing the percentage of shareable revenues from 15 to 34 percent of the national…