The cost of living in Kenya is becoming hard and tougher as time goes by. With the rising economy and loss of jobs coupled with high rate of unemployment something has to be done as soon as possible to create a lasting solution. Youths are already being involved in criminal activities inorder to make ends meet.
To add salt in the wound the government has today announced an increase in the price of fuel for both commercial and domestic use. The increase translates to the fact that seller must now also increase the prices of basic commodities like bread and flour. With these changes the common mwanainchi who lives below the dollar is meant to suffer most.
COTU secretary general Francis Atwoli has for this reason came out and fiercely opposed the governments step to oppress the common man. Atwoli has hinted that at such a time when Covid 19 pandemic polarized the country the government oat not to be increasing the price of any commodity. He has since written a letter addressing the same and promise to lead a strike if the measures are not withdrawn.
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