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Passengers To Enjoy 10% Reduction Of Transportation Fares.

” We are not in normal time” has been a chewing stick that every individual across the world is having a taste of due to this Covid-19 pandemic that has taken about thousands of human lives across the world.

On the issue of transportation, President Nana Akuffo- Addo announced on Sunday that commercial buses and taxis are to load at fun capacity.

In view of this declaration, Commercial drivers in the country are likely to reduce transport fares by 10 percent effectively on Saturday, August 1,2020.

The decision comes after a call by the chamber of Petroleum Consumers Ghana (COPEC) following the president’s decision to lift the restrictions placed on commercial vehicles in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The leadership of the various transport unions had a meeting in Accra on Monday, July 27, 2020, and struck a bargain on the reduction.

As a result, they have agreed to issue a bulletin to all member transport unions for them to implement the 10 percent reduction by Saturday, August 1, 2020.

In a brief statement, COPEC explained that the President’s directives means revenue which was been lost by the commercial drivers will be restored hence the need the need to reduce transport fares.