Transport fares will rise by 30% starting on March 7

By Majesty 2 Min Read
TOU & Concerned Drivers Association of Ghana

Effective Thursday, March 7, a thirty percent increase in transport charges has been jointly announced by the Transport Operators Union and the Concerned Drivers Association of Ghana.

The two organizations blamed the fee hike on the government’s inadequate response to their complaints in a press release released on Monday, March 4.

They emphasized how the ongoing increase in fuel prices has severely damaged their means of subsistence and made it difficult for them to continue operating.

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“The fare adjustments are essential to ensure the financial viability of the transportation sector and to maintain the quality of service provided to the public.

“The failure of the government to address this critical issue has left us with no choice but to consider fare increments as a means of coping with the escalating operational costs.”

“We are calling on the government and relevant authorities to engage in constructive dialogue with our leaders to address the challenges faced by our sector and to implement fare adjustments that reflect the current economic realities,”In a statement, they stated.

They urged the government to work with their leaders to ensure a seamless implementation of the fare adjustments, describing them as crucial for the sustainability of businesses.

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