Deputy President William Ruto has raised concerns over the recent fuel prices as reviewed by the Energy and Petroleum Regulation Authority (EPRA).
While issuing an address on September 16, 2021, the DP criticised the decision to increase fuel prices at a time when the country’s economy is on recovery.
He urged the parliamentary committee on energy to engage the Ministry of Energy and review the fuel prices so as to ease the burden on members of the public.
DP Ruto called upon the Cabinet Minister for Energy and all relevant authorities to resolve the matter that has since attracted protests from Kenyans and various leaders.
He noted that the fuel prices hike would result in the increase of prices for numerous other products and as a result further burden already struggling Kenyans.
There are people who have been assigned responsibilities by the President. It is time for them to assume those responsibilities and provide advice to government so that the right decisions can be made to manage the current situations where the prices of fuel are going up.