Northern Frontier Counties worst hit by new fuel prices
Northern Frontier Counties are amongst the hardest hit in the new fuel prices that takes effect as from today. The prices have been raised following the introduction of 16% VAT on petroleum products.
Isiolo is selling petrol at Ksh. 131.03 and Diesel at Ksh. 118.32
Garissa is selling petrol at Ksh. 132.37 and Diesel at Ksh. 119.65
Marsabit is selling petrol at Ksh. 136.37 and Diesel at Ksh. 121.99
Mandera is selling petrol at Ksh. 142.61 and Diesel at Ksh. 128.89
In Wajir petrol is at Ksh. 136.06 and Diesel at Ksh. 123.33
Its worse for those in the rural areas where the prices have shot upto Ksh. 180 for petrol and Ksh. 160 for Diesel. The new prices is expected to make life even much harder for the locals who have aired their anger against the move by the government.
Essential food prices is expected to rise in line with this fuel price hike by the government as businesses pass onto some of the expected transport cost rise to the consumer.