Transport fares in the country have been increased by 10 percent effective Monday September 16, 2019.

The decision wich was taken by the Road Transport Operators is in line with the Administrative Instrument on Public Transport Fares.

A Portion of a statement signed by Mr Kwame Kuma and Mr Ben Benyawoh for and on behalf of  Road Transport OPerators reads: “In line with the Administrative Instrument on Public Transport Fares, the Ghana Transport Operators have reviewed the prices of the various transport component that go into the running of commercial transport services and have increased public transport fares by 10 percent.”

It continued that: “This is to accomodate predominately an increase in the fuel prices.”

The new fares cover Intracity transport popularly called Trotro, Shared Taxi and Intercity transport.

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