Self declared opposition leader Moses Wetangula has threatened to call for national Protest against 16% VAT imposed on Fuel.
Speaking in Bungoma, Moses who is the Bungoma Senator and The Ford Kenya party leader on Sunday asked the government to immediately withdraw the tax which he termed as civil disobedience.
“We want to urge the government to immediately rescind the imposition of tax on fuel and fuel products, by the president assenting to the bill that was passed in the National Assembly where Members of Parliament suspended the imposition of this tax for another two years,” Said Wetangula.
Watunga has asked the Government to find alternatives of developing this country economically without overburdening its citizens.
“The people of this Country are already overtaxed. Over 50 percent of what we pay for fuel goes to tax. You develop a country with prudent management of resources and not imposition of Taxes,” He said.
As the self declared official opposition leader, He has threatened to call for massive civil disobedience if the president will not act accordingly to save the electorate.
“In the event that this tax issue is not resolved, then as the official opposition leader, we are going to take serious steps including calling for civil disobedience in the process of making government rescind this taxes,” He warned.