Senator Baringo Gideon Moi urged the federal government to comprise hovering gas costs, which has sparked protests in elements of the nation.
Talking in Moiben, Uasin Gishu County, on Saturday, September 18, the senator suggested the federal government to place in place measures that may forestall Kenyans from paying excessive prices for the product.
Moi made these remarks within the village of Kapsubere through the funeral of Susana Gogo Tiren, mom of Moiben MP Silas Tiren.
“Sound state insurance policies and pointers would preserve hovering gas costs beneath management,” he mentioned.
The lawmaker has mentioned that top gas costs have a unfavourable affect on the buying energy of Kenyans as inflation tends to rise.
“Farmers are probably the most affected by this enhance, as the price of manufacturing will increase dramatically,” he mentioned.
On Tuesday, September 14, the Petroleum and Vitality Regulatory Authority introduced the very best gas costs on file in Kenyan historical past, with every product recording a value enhance of a minimum of 7 shillings per product. liter.
Migori residents took to the streets to protest hovering gas costs on Wednesday, as numerous stakeholders demanded a overview of prices, calling Kenya’s gas taxation punitive.