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June 6, 2023

Passaris supports controversial housing levy.

Nairobi Woman Representative Esther Passaris says she supports certain elements of the proposed Finance Bill, 2023.

Passaris, a prominent figure within the Azimio la Umoja Coalition, emphasised the importance of according President William Ruto sufficient time to implement the Housing plan.

She urged Kenyans to exercise patience, stating that the project would play a crucial role in eradicating slums in Nairobi.

However, those opposed to the proposal feel it will be an additional burden to Kenyans who are already reeling from the effects of the high cost of living as the prices of basic commodities continue to skyrocket.

Passaris, who spoke on KTN on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, morning said she supports certain aspects of Ruto’s Finance Bill, including the housing levy she said will help end slums in Nairobi.  

“I urge Kenyans to exercise patience and give Ruto some time to implement the housing plan. I think the housing project will play a crucial role in eradicating slums in the capital,” the woman representative said.

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