Transport operators agree to reduce transport fares by 10%

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The Transport operators in the country have agreed on the reduction of the transport fares by a known percentage of 10. The directive comes due to the pressure mounted by the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers for the reduction of fares.

This came about as a result of the decision of the government to relax the COVID-19 restrictions and allow public transports to load in full capacity. The mass suffering of commercial drivers lead by their various institutions made pleads and concerns to the government for the gradual relaxation of the protocols to ensure good life of drivers.

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The leadership of various transport unions engaged themselves in a meeting in Accra on Monday, July 27, 2020, and agreed on the percentage of reduction.

The leadership of the transport unions have agreed to issue a notice to all members for them immediate implementation of the 10 percent reduction by Saturday, August 1, 2020.

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The National Chairman of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union, Mr Kwame Kuma made this information known to the public.