New transport fares yet to be determined – Transport Unions

Operators of commercial transport say they are yet to determine an appropriate adjustment to fares following the recent increase in the price of petroleum products.

They have, therefore, cautioned all transport operators against increasing fares until a determination is made.

In a statement jointly signed by the General Secretary of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU of TUC), Godfred Abulbire, and General Secretary of the Ghana Coordinating Council (GRTCC) Emmanuel Ohene Yeboah, on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, the transport operators said the process at reviewing fares are still ongoing.

They are calling on transport operators and the general public to continue to apply the existing fares and disregard any purported increase in fares until a new one is announced.

“The next round of negotiation has been scheduled for next week, the appropriate fare adjustment would be made known to the general public”, part of the statement read.

The statement, however, reminded all operators, commuters, and the general public, that the precautionary directives on COVID-19 in all public vehicles and terminals are still in force.

As well as urging all to comply with the said directives.

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