GPRTU Transport Fares Reduced By 5%

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union, GPRTU has announced a 5% reduction in transport fares which take effect on Friday, January 9, 2015.

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

This follows the 10% fuel price reduction announced by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA).

According to the GPRTU, the reduction was necessitated by the 10% reduction in petroleum prices announced by NPA which took effect January 1, 2015. 

In an interview on Citi FM, General Secretary of the GPRTU, Stephen Okudzeto said “we had a lengthy negotiation about the impact of the 10% reduction and its impact on our operations. You are aware that it’s not only reduction in fuel that we consider before announcing a reduction.

“Other components like cost of spare parts, interest rate on loans etc are components that we factor into our deliberations before coming out with a fare so after all that, we agreed on the 5%.”

Mr. Okudjeto added that “we would do the calculations ourselves on how much should be charged on the various routes and we would make it available to all stations by tomorrow, to avoid scuffles between passengers and drivers.”

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Mike Oquaye Ghana's Speaker of Parliament is a "big fool" - Sekou Nkrumahbullet
2 AMERI Power Plant NPP reveals more fishy deal on AMERIbullet
3 REGSEC Coordinator Attack Delta Force Leader apologises to Nana Addo...bullet
4 Ghana's Legal System Judicial integrity badly damaged by Anas...bullet
5 Attack Security Coordinator Police arrest lead member of NPP's...bullet
6 Sad News Thunder kills prophetess at Assin Fosubullet
7 Cyber Crime 29 Nigerians, one Ghanaian arrested for 'Sakawa'bullet
8 AMERI Power Plant NPP Committee report on AMERI power deal...bullet
9 Militia Groups Vigilante groups could plunge Ghana into...bullet
10 Highway Accident 3 persons injured in fuel tanker accidentbullet

Top Videos

1 Ghana@60 Agya Koo embarrassed Ghana at Independence Day - Asiedu Nketiabullet
2 Video Metro Mass bus catches fire on Cape Coast-Kasoa highwaybullet
3 Prophecy I predicted Kintampo accident - Prophetbullet
4 Obinim saga We had sex only once - Obinim victims confessbullet
5 Obinim What happen'd when we fact checked Obinim's Bible knowledgebullet
6 In Zimbabwe President Mugabe’s 70 year-old aide marries his...bullet
7 Health Alert Fufu is killing Africans - Mensah Otabilbullet
8 Video Taxi driver terrified after an encounter with a ghostbullet
9 Meet "The Beast" President Obama's Cadillac that's more...bullet
10 Night Life Some taxi drivers and their night driving...bullet

News