Transport fares are expected to go up by 10 percent with effect from Monday (22 Febrauray) the Committed Drivers Association of Ghana has announced.
The latest increment according to the Committed Drivers Association of Ghana is as a result of an increase in taxes at the Driver Vehicle and Lincensing Authority DVLA and the ports.
A statement issued by the Association said “We the National Drivers Association of Ghana wish to announce to cherish clients that, there will be 10% increment of passengers fare coming Monday 22/02/2021.
It added “This decision was informed by the increment some taxes at the DVLA and the ports. As we speak, the service charge at DVLA has been increased to 15%, tarrifs on spare parts increased to 40%,tarrif on Lubricants increased by 25% “.
The association is asking Ghanaians to take note and comply accordingly with the increment.
“Due to the rapid increase of these services, We are calling on all Ghanaians to comply with the introduction of the new fare coming Monday.” the statement said.
It further advised its members to ensure all passengers comply with the covid 19 protocols by wearing their nose masks.
“We ask all drivers to ensure passengers put on nose mask before the enter in their vehicles, together we can defeat covid 19.”