A Soar in Fuel Prices Sees Increase of Up to Ksh 20 per liter
Following the withdrawal of the fuel subsidy program by president William Ruto, citizens have decried the high soaring of prices in fuel costs to a whole-time high.
Based on the latest review, the regulator increased the price of super petrol by Ksh 20.18, diesel by Ksh 25, and kerosene by Ksh 20 Petrol, diesel, and kerosene will retail at Ksh 179.30, Ksh 165, and Ksh 147,94 in Nairobi from September 15 to October 14.
Citizens have raised concerns that the commodities and products are likely to see a soar in price as the fuel cost has highly shot to the maximum.
However, in the latest review, the regulator increased the price of super petrol by KSh 20.18, diesel by KSh 25, and kerosene by KSh 20.
This review has also seen a rise in the prices of tokens issued by Kenya Power and Lightning Company (KPLC) hence a need for the president to come in and salvage the economy question.
Following the review in fuel prices, there has been an automatic increase in the prices of tokens by the electricity company Kenya Power and Lightning Company (KPLC).
“The prices in Nairobi are as follows: Super petrol, diesel and kerosene increase by Ksh 20.18 per liter, KSh 25 per liter and KSh 20 per liter respectively,” EPRA said in a statement.
Wednesday evening witnessed high traffic of motorists scrambling to fuel their vehicles in fear of the fuel shortage amid fuel hikes.