LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-Liars. Malawi Regulatory Authority (MERA) on Saturday evening, November 5, 2022 made another false hope saying the country has secured US$ 60 million to contain fuel crisis.
MERA Executive Director, Henry Kachaje told face the face that regardless of any circumstances fuel shortage will through the month of November.
Energy and Information Ministers Ibrahim Matola and Gospel Kazako respectively co-hosted face the press.
Kachaje said the country is expecting to receive 12 million liters of fuel and 13 million liters of diesel next week.
He again gave false hopes that 40 tankers of fuel are currently on the way while extra 30 tankers have been added.
Kachaje therefore appealed to Malawians’ patient as government is trying it’s best to address the fuel crisis.
He however disclosed that MERA will only allow essential services to be allowed to get fuel in gallons with special letters to avoid motorcycles failing to get fuel regardless of staying on long queues due to those that are using gallons.
Kachaje again gave an excuse of fuel shortage arguing that last year the country used US$300million to procure fuel for the whole month saying kwacha’s power against US dollar tumbled that needed Malawi to sources additional US$600million which the country is failing to meet fixing crisis.
This comes as President Lazarus Chakwera without shame and remorse continues to travel abroad on petty trips that use huge forex.
Chakwera is unable to get a formula in fixing Malawi’s ailing economy characterized by high cost of living, drug, forex, fuel shortages over two years in power.