PF PRESIDENTIAL hopeful Mutotwe Kafwaya says consumers are bearing the brunt of increased transport fares due to failure to plan properly by those in authority. Commenting on Transport and Logistics Minister Frank Tayali’s remarks that transport operators would be suffocated if bus fares were not adjusted after an increase in petroleum products, Kafwaya this was unfortunate for consumers. “Who is it aimed at (the adjustment), is it transporters or it is actually [the] consumers of goods and services? Because those transporters, their role is to render a service to the customers, and customers are acquiring services from transporters in order to provide further services to others. At the end of the day, it is the consumer who bears the consequence…...

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