United Party for National Development advises government to reintroduce fuel subsidy.

The United Party for National Development, UPND, has observed that most commodities will be hiked because of the increment in fuel prices.

Provincial Youth Chairperson, Victor Mbuzi states that government should have not removed the fuel subsidy.

He says government should reintroduce fuel subsidy because it used to make food and transport cheaper.

Mr. Mbuzi told Breeze News that soon mealie meal prices will be hiked and that this will affect the poor greatly.

The Energy Regulation Board, ERB, announced the fuel increment on Thursday last week.

ERB Board Chairperson George Chabwera attributed the increment to thedepreciation in the exchange rate of the Zambian Kwacha.

 

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