THREATENED TO STRIKE

Let’s call energy dealers’ bluff

By opposing regulations, EDA has shot itself in the foot.

In Summary

• Arguing that many small retailers will be pushed out of business due to their inability to pay the licence fees does not hold any water, given the reasonable levies.

• For instance, a licence fee for retail LPG cylinders is Sh5,000, while a renewal costs Sh2,000.

The threat by the Energy Dealers Association to go on strike should be dismissed with the contempt it deserves.

Though the consortium has cited police harassment as the reason for the ...

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