15% increase in transport fares take effect today

KokonsaGh.com will like to inform the general public that Transport fares have gone up by 15 per cent and this new fares will take effect from today, February 1, 2016.

The increment was announced on Sunday by The Acting General Secretary of the Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council (GRTCC), Andrews Kwesi Kwakye. He revealed the new charges have been communicated local drivers’ union nationwide, Accra-based Citi FM reported.

The increase follows the introduction of the Energy Sector levies act by the government, which caused the prices of petroleum products increase by about 27 per cent

Commuters should take note of this increment and prepare their pockets and budgets towards them.