- Advertisement -
info@browngh.com
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
FeaturedWorld

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.

READ ALSO  Wizkid set to perform in Kenya, again

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

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.

READ ALSO  BANGER ALERT: Sherifa To Drop New Single ‘Kelewele’ Today !

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  Video: Cristiano Ronaldo never celebrated with teammates in UCL Final

 

Source: citizentv.co.ke

CLICK ON THE ‘SUBSCRIBE BUTTON’ BELOW TO SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL(browngh.com) FOR NEW VIDEOS

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
I am a part-time blogger who represents the voice for the voiceless. Using "big big" English in my write-ups, not my style. I prefer to write to suit all and sundry. You know something? In my dictionary, there is no 'FAILURE'. Contact me For Adverts/Services - Email: browngh.iby@gmail.com or call/WhatsApp +233245482361 /+233500323620. You can also follow me on any social media handles below
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -