The upward adjustment by transport operators comes after consultation with their mother organisation, Ghana Private Road and Transport Union (GPRTU) of the Trade Union Congress (TUC).
“In consultation with our mother body the GPRTU OF TUC, we wish to announce to the general public that there will be a 30% increment on fares starting Tuesday 21st September 2022”, a statement from transport operators said.
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The communique additionally referenced that increment in gasoline merchandise, spare elements, and the poor financial administration has dwindled the revenues of gamers within the transport business.
“Electricity tariffs, water tariffs, Prices of spare parts, prices of food and Pure water prices have all increased, hence we have no option than to also increase our fares,” the statement added.
The affiliation nevertheless cautioned members not to cost fares past the agreed 30%.