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Transport fares to go up by 30% from January 22

Beginning on January 22, 2024, fares for public transportation will increase by 30%.

The Commercial Transport Operators of Ghana, in a public statement, expressed that the increment is a consequence of a "significant ascent in the expenses of ointments and extra parts, combined with increase on DVLA administration charges" which it showed is fundamentally affecting the jobs of its individuals.

The transport operators additionally bemoaned the significant expense of upkeep and fixes.

"The proposition for a passage increment plans to address the drivers' monetary difficulties and guarantee the manageability of the public transportation industry in Ghana," the commercial transport operators included the official statement.


The following is the Business Transport Administrators of Ghana's full assertion.

The Business Transport Administrators of Ghana wish to report a 30% augmentation in transportation passages all through the country on Monday January 22,2024.

This has become fundamental because of the significant ascent in the expenses of ointments, spare parts combined with increase on DVLA administration charges , which has essentially affected the livelihoods of drivers across Ghana.

We in the public transportation area have been wrestling with mounting costs, making it progressively testing to support our tasks.

The constant flood in oil costs, driven by vacillations in worldwide oil markets, has brought about an extensive weight on drivers who depend vigorously on oil to keep our vehicles running effectively.


Additionally, our ability to keep our vehicles in top condition has been severely hindered by the rising costs of spare parts, particularly for repairs and maintenance.

This has brought about decreased functional effectiveness and expanded free time, adversely influencing the two drivers and the driving public.

Besides, our government assistance has been essentially affected by higher expenses forced on the area. This has placed huge tension on our profit and made it progressively challenging for us to cover our overheads and accommodate the families.

Perceiving the unfavorable impacts of these conditions, the Vehicle Administrators Affiliation has participated in broad meetings with important partners, including a few state organizations and other vehicle affiliations.

The proposition for a charge increment expects to address the drivers' monetary difficulties and guarantee the maintainability of the public transportation industry in Ghana.

This charge change is a fundamental stage to keep up with the quality and productivity of their administrations, helping the two drivers and the driving public over the long haul.

Essential to find some kind of harmony considers the interests of the drivers while guaranteeing that transportation stays reasonable and open for all.

We stays focused on conveying protected, dependable, and proficient transportation administrations to the Ghanaian public.

Together, with the backing of all partners, we can construct a manageable and flourishing transportation area that benefits the two drivers and travelers the same.

We will likewise be encouraged or power to increment it again by 30% if the eco charge gets parliamentary endorsement.


Marked…

William Osei (Paa Willie)

executive Concerned Drivers Relationship of Ghana

Nana Owiredu


Secretary Concerned Drivers Relationship of Ghana

Yaw Barima

Ace Genuine Drivers Association

David Agboado


Public Ace Concerned Drivers Relationship of Ghana

Akwaada Nyame

Ashanti Territorial Administrator

Concerned Drivers Relationship of Ghana

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