According to COTU ,the incredible increase will hurt Kenyan workers are already struggling and suffering since the outbreak of covid 19 into the country. This is because it will result in higher prices for basic commodities in the markets. COTU want the government to look another alternative on how it raise it's taxes.
Finally, COTU want his Excellency the president to come out clearly and make his statement on unfair raise increase in fuel prices and explain why the government is so determine to burden Kenyans with more pain and suffering.
On Wednesday morning Kenyans woke up with bad News after EPRA raised fuel prices by up to 13 shillings despite a 0.72 percent and 4.81 percent decrease in the landing cost of super petrol and diesel, respectively, while kerosene increased by 0.96 percent.
This has really caused a mixed reactions among Kenyans who feel something isn't going well with the government. Yesterday wiper leader Kalonzo wanted the government to consider a common mwanachi on such drastic matters that directly affect them and a common position of cushioning them is reached before subjecting them to torture and stress of unimaginable proportions.
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