Ghana: Transport fares to be reduced by 5% effective Friday

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The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) is set to announced 5%

reduction in transport fares following the reduction of fuel prices by


There were calls for a corresponding reduction in transport fares to

reflect new fuel prices.

The GPRTU and others initially rejected those calls insisting that the

transport fares are not only influenced by the cost of fuel.

The transport owners, however, have beaten a retreat by reducing

transport fares by half of the rate reduction in the fuel prices.

A source close to the GRTCC said calculations are being done and the

list of current transport fares will be released soon.

The new fares are expected to take effect from Friday, January 9, 2015.

Credit: Myjoyonline.com

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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