Transport fares up by 10%

Transport fares are up by 10%

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) and
the Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council (GRTCC) have announced a 10%
increase in transportation fares effective Monday, September 16, 2019.

A joint statement, signed by the National Chairman of GPRTU, Kwame Kuma and Mr John Benyawa, National Chairman of GRTCC, said the increase covers intra-city travel, intercity travel and taxi cabs.

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“The increase is to accommodate predominantly an
increase in fuel prices,” it added.

“Members are to comply with the new fare and post the fare list at the terminals so as to avoid any confrontation with travelling public,” the statement further noted.

Below is full statement: