Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga has said that fuel prices will go down starting next week. Speaking during a gathering alongside Kakamega County Governor Wickliffe Oparanya and COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli, the former Prime Minister assured Kenyans of a lasting solution to fuel prices in Kenya. This comes barely a month after the government hiked fuel prices in the country, something that has adversely affected the country's economy.
Reiterating on the issue, the former Prime Minister said that Kenyans should be covered from the harm and economic crisis brought about by the surge in Covid 19. Saying that the economy of the country has been badly hit by Covid 19 over the past two years. This comes after his earlier sentiments that the hiked fuel prices would plunge Kenyans into unnecessary debts brought about by Covid 19.
Raila Odinga who is among the top politicians contending for presidency warmed Kenyans hearts after his sentiments went viral. Now Kenyans are anticipating to see whether the former Prime Minister ment his words about the fuel prices being reduced at the start of next week.
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