Restore subsidies on fuel, Libala Waterworks residents demand
By Deborah Chileshe
The decision by the Patriotic Front (PF) Government through Energy Regulation Board (ERB) to remove subsidies on fuel has affected the nation, business houses lament.
Businesspersons in Lusaka’s Libala Waterworks area have expressed concern over business. Generally, business in waterworks Libala was good, but after the removal of subsidies on fuel, it is slow and a lot of competition has come about.
Furthermore, traders’ have has increased mealie meal, oil and sugar prices due to the removal of agricultural subsidies.
However, Mrs. Shula Mulenga businessperson in Libala Waterworks within Kabwata Constituency, under the parliamentary jurisdiction of Justice Minister Given Lubinda stated that the removal of subsidies on fuel is contributing to a price spiral in the cost of goods and services.