Speaker of the National Assembly, Justin Muturi, has rallied MPs to introduce a bill in parliament that seeks to reduce fuel taxes.

Muturi says he will approve the bill on Tuesday during the reopening of Parliament sittings from recess.

Speaking in Kianguni in Runyenjes constituency during a fundraising event at St Michael Catholic

Church, Muturi lashed at politicians for addressing Kenyan concerns in public rallies rather than in


He has also accused the current political trends in the country, citing the country's lack of leadership integrity.

Kenyans are facing hard times as petrol prices hiked past Ksh130 per litre.

A litre of petrol in Nairobi costs Ksh 134 from Ksh 127.

EPRA says the increase in fuel prices is because of the high cost of petroleum products with the cost of super petrol rising by 0.72%, diesel by 4.81% and kerosene by 0.96%.