Public transport fares in Ghana will from September 16 be increased by 10%.
The increasement according to a statement from the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) and the Ghana Roads Transport Coordinating Council will cover areas such as intracity travel popularly known as (trotro).
intercity travel ( Long Distance) and Taxi cabs.
In a statement it is said that the increase is “to accommodate predominantly an increase in fuel prices.”
The increases were brought on by the mid-year budget review and subsequent Parliamentary approval which saw an upward adjustment in the Road Fund Levy (RFL), the Energy Debt Recovery Levy (EDRL) and the Price Stabilization and Recovery Levy (PSRL)