The rise in fuel prices in Kenya has led to uproar among many Kenyans who have blasted the government for overlooking the cries of low level Kenyans. Politicians have joined hands in condemning the government for increasing the prices whereas the price of crude oil has remained stagnant.
Kiharu member of Parliament Ndindi Nyoro has took the government head on by highlighting how the government of retired president Mwai Kibaki dealt with the prices of oil during the crisis of 2008. According to Nyoro, the global prices of crude oil reached an all time high in 2008 but president Kibaki maintained the pump prices.
Nyoro has explained that the prices of crude oil have remained stable for the last six months. " Of the ksh 140 we are paying for oil, ksh 70 is for tax," Nyoro has said while in a debate in the National Assembly.
Nyoro has how called on the government to be humane and stop harassing Kenyans and reduce the fuel prices.
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