As the cost of living continues to bite deeply and life is becoming unbearable by the day for the average Sierra Leonean, the SLPP government of President Julius Maada Bio is literally oblivious of the trying times and is doing little or nothing to ease the economic burden on the lives of the people.
Investigations carried out by this medium reveal that the cost of a bag of rice is over Five Hundred Leones (Le500.00) formerly Five Hundred Thousand Leones (Le 500,000).
It is obvious that since the SLPP Government assumed
Is the cost of living power, the ordinary man is struggling to survive in an epileptic economy. While money rotates among the high class among the wealthy, the rest of society at the receiving end is suffering the brunt of the harsh economic downturn.
Another alarming issue which is currently impacting the lives of average Sierra Leoneans bringing more untold suffering is the issue of the price of fuel which this press can authoritatively state is set to rise to an astronomical and historical all time high-to the tune of Twenty Five Leones (25.00) formerly Twenty Five Thousand Leones (25,000) .
This is to most people interviewed by this press will be the last straw that breaks the camel’s back because this will seriously affect the prices of essential goods and services as well as rent, and the prices of many other things which this imminent price increase will definitely bring to bear on the poor people of this country ; coupled with the massive unemployment affecting mainly the youthful population and at the same time causing increase in crime because when youths fail to find employment , they stoop to others to fend for themselves