- Advertisement -

Parliament to hold special sitting after Uhuru rejects Finance Bill 2018

Parliament will now hold a special sitting on on September 18 over the Finance Bill that the President rejected on Thursday evening.

Officials at parliament and at the president’s office confirmed the Gazette notice summoning parliament from a month long recess.

Parliament will hold a special sitting on the bill on Sept. 18 to reconsider the finance bill “together with the reservations of the president”, said the gazette notice signed by Justin Muturi, the Speaker of the National Assembly.

Kenyans will however continue to pay high fuel prices until the impasse on the controversial fuel tax is resolved.

READ ALSO  Selfie saves man from serving up to 99 years in prison

It still remains unclear why the President rejected the Bill as passed by parliament in late August.

State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena said the President would address the country on the matter on Friday.

His government faced a strike by some fuel dealers, anger among commuters and a lawsuit after it triggered a hike in transport and fuel prices by imposing the 16 percent value added tax on all petroleum products on Sept. 1.

The Finance Bill 2018 that was returned to parliament had also retained a cap on commercial lending rates, after lawmakers amended a move by the Treasury CS Henry Rotich to repeal it.

READ ALSO  The 30-year-old reality star blac chyna commanded attention in a black corset and skintight black leggings as she debuted new pink locks.


Source: citizentv.co.ke


Do you have a hot story or scandal you would like us to publish, please reach us through editor@browngh.com  or WhatsApp: +233245482361 or Facebook : brownghdotcom Instagram : brownghdotcom


Spread the love

Leave a Response

Isaac Brown-Yawson
Administrator,Blogger,Publicist,Social Media Influencer,Consultant,Digital Marketer,Artiste/Event Promoter, etc. Holds a degree in Business Administration(Banking and Finance) Contact me For Adverts/Services - Email: browngh.iby@gmail.com or call/WhatsApp +233245482361. You can also follow me on any social media handles below
- Advertisement -