Some Members of GPRTU Driver union on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 held a demonstration in protest against the decision by John Kuma, the current Chairman of the Ghana Road Transport Union (GPRTU) to seek reelection.
According Mr. Samuel Amoh, the secretary and welfare of Ashaiman branch, Mr Kuma has turned the GPRTU into a political party.
He allege that President Akufo-Addo has through the Transport Minister, Titus Glover hijacked the Driver union.
He also claimed the government says he can only work with John Kuma and his current executive hence an election which was slated for September last year has not been held.
They said the national Officers do not respect the authority of the NEC spelled out in the Article 5 and Article 9, so we the demonstrators compriseing members of True Drivers Union,and Ghana Private Road Transport Union(GPRTU) have come to agreement that the Transport Minister should stay away, because we want Kwame Kuma should go