- Motorists lament over new prices of fuel.
- Those using Kerosene slightly happy with reduction of prices.
The motorists in transport sectors have slammed the government’s move to reduce petrol prices by 0.85 per cent terming it as mockery to the sector.
According to motorists who spoke to Ghetto Radio news the 0.85 changes has no significance to the current prices.
According to Mohammed Ali a driver plying Alsops -Taj Mall route the little decrease in petrol prices is a slap in their face and will have no impact on their business.
Ni joke kusema umetupunguzia mafuta na macents gava iwe serious bana …saa hii Mimi huenda 6k Kila siku mwenye gari saa hii anaenda home na 3500 bado mafuta sijaeka kwani tunawafanyia kazi Ruto awe serious.Ali Matatu operator Kariobangi.
Kerosene users Relived
Meanwhile those who depends on kerosene for fuel have applauded the government for reducing the kerosene prices.
“Mimi nategema mafuta taa kufanya upishi na vitu vingine na huwa na natumia Soo moja lakini Sasa leo niliamka nikapata mafuta imepungua na 3 bob at least hiyo ni poa nimepata ya mia Moja Iko mob kiasi itanishikilia so tunaomba ipunguzwe lakini tunataka iwe mia per litre.”Judith Anyango from Mathare 3c told Ghetto Radio News.
“Mimi ni huwa natumia stove so na depend kwa mafuta taa kuiteremsha bei imefanya at least tunapata more ,” Grace Njeru Mathare Mabatini told Ghetto Radio News.
The price of Super Petrol has been reduced by Sh0.85 to Sh194.68 per liter, while Diesel prices remain unchanged at Sh179.67 per liter. Kerosene prices have been reduced by Sh3.96 to Sh169.48 per liter.
‘’Taking into account the weighted average cost of imported refined petroleum products, the changes in the maximum allowed petroleum prices in Nairobi are as follows: Super Petrol & Kerosene decrease by Kshs.0.85 & Kshs.3.96 per litre respectively while Diesel remains unchanged.’’ EPRA said.