The Road Transfer Operators have reduced public transport fares by 10%.
On Monday, 15th May 2023, the Road Transfer Operators in a press release stated the reduction of public transport fares by 10% effective Wednesday, 17th May 2023.
In a press release signed by Mr. Godfred Abulbire, the general secretary of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) and Mr. Emmanuel Ohene Yeboah, the general secretary of the Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council (GRTCC) stated that the reduction of public transport fares by 10% is to accommodate for the reductions in the price of petroleum products observed over the period.
The new fares cover various types of road transport operations including shared taxis, intra-city (tro-tro), intercity (long distance), and haulage.
It concluded by stating, “We further request all operators, commuters, and the general public to kindly cooperate for the successful implementation of the new fares. We take this opportunity to assure all Transport Operators and the General Public that we will continue to work in their interest”.
WRITTEN BY: CARIS LONDON