Transport fares to go up Thursday,18 March – Drivers Association

The National Concerned Drivers Association and True Drivers Union have called on its members across the country to resist any form of increment in road tolls by government.

This follows a hint by caretaker Finance Minister Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu about government’s intended review of road tolls.

According to the Drivers Association, its members have been paying road tolls for years without seeing any proper development by government on the roads.

In a statement by the association, the association bemoaned the increase in the price of fuel and announced it will increase transportation fares effective Thursday, 18 March 2021.

“Now fuel consumers are again set to pay more at the pump as some major Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have further increased their prices”, the statement by the two driver groups noted.

 The fuel increment is also coupled with increment of prices of spare parts and other lubricants.

However, speaking to the media on this current issue of fuel price increment leading to increment of transport fare by drivers.

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