Opposition Now Backs Kenyatta's 8% Fuel Tax Hike

A parliamentary group meeting of the Raila Odinga-led National Super Alliance has resolved to support President Uhuru Kenyatta's memorandum of a lower increase in Value Added Tax on fuel by 8%. The move is set to substantially raise the cost of living, for a year. The coalition, however, wants the government to eliminate wastage and be economical with the resources.

Photo: Capital FM

National Super Alliance after the three-hour meeting at Orange House in Nairobi, chaired by Raila Odinga.

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