Kenya To Lower Electricity Tariffs

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The government of Kenya has embarked on a plan to review electricity tariffs to make electricity affordable for every citizen.

According to President William Ruto, the Kenyan government is working towards lowering electricity tariffs and it will prioritize low-income earners and manufacturers in the tariff review process.

"In three months, we will have public consultation to ensure that we have tariffs that are affordable to those at the bottom of the economic pyramid and our manufacturers," said President Ruto.

He spoke during a New Year Sunday service at Siloam Ministry, Bamburi, Mombasa County.

First Lady Rachel Ruto and Mombasa Governor Abdulswamad Nassir among other leaders accompanied the Kenyan Head of state.

The President also said the government will work to end Kenya's debt burden, which was affecting service delivery.

He encouraged Kenyans to plant trees to reverse the adverse effects of climate change.

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