Ministry Of Transport Rebutes Purported 30% Increase In Fares

The Ministry of Transport has issued a statement discrediting claims of a 30% increase in transport fares by commercial transport companies in Ghana, effective January 22.

Ministry Of Transport Rebutes Purported 30% Increase In Fares

According to a press release from the ministry on Wednesday January 17, no negotiations took place with the carriers regarding a revision of prices. They stressed that the public should reject the alleged tariff increase and assured that future decisions regarding tariff adjustments would be communicated transparently.

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“We would like to inform the general public that there have been no negotiations with transport companies regarding a revision of transport tariffs. We therefore urge the general public to ignore this alleged increase.”

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“When such negotiations become necessary and decisions are made, the general public will be properly informed, as has been done in the past,” the statement said.

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