The cost of food has continued to rise with a 2 kg packet of unga now retailing at a record high of over sh 200. This strain coupled with the impact of coronavirus on jobs and businesses, the Kenyans are now left at the mercies of God as they go about their daily routine.
This increase of the cost of basic commodities have been attributed to the rise in the fuel prices that has resulted from the war between Ukraine and Russia where the supply chain has been disrupted.
Even as politicians continue to pledge to lower the food prices once elected to office, president Uhuru's Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya has now come to the rescue of Kenyans following his latest announcement. In his report, CS Munya said that he has suspended all levies on imports form maize and animal feeds which is aimed at lowering the cost of maize floor.
"I have suspended all levies on imports for maize and animal feed products effective 1st July, 2022.This initiative is aimed at lowering the cost of maize flour and animal feed in the country for the next 90 days before the next harvest." CS Munya said.
This move will go a long way in saving Kenyans who have struggling to put food on the table.
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