The Concerned Drivers Association of Ghana (C-DAG) has announced a 40% increment in transport fares from Monday, January 17th, 2022 onwards.
This is as stated in a press release by the Concerned Drivers Association of Ghana (C-DAG) on January 10th.
Transport Fares To Be Increased By 40% From January 17
The Association noted that the upward adjustment is necessitated by the unbearable hardships facing drivers currently, as stated below:
“It must be noted that we commiserate with Ghanaians on the current economic hardship, but in order to keep us in business, we are left with no other option but to adjust transport fares a little upward, which is a 40% increment,” part of the statement reads”
C-DAG stated that the proposed increment is influenced by many factors, including fuel price at the pumps, the increase in vehicle prices, and the increment of spare parts and lubricants. as stated below:
“It must be noted that we also experience the economic conditions of the country. It has become extremely difficult for us to manage our homes as prices of basic commodities, including sachet water, have also seen an upward increment,”
C-DAG has urged Ghanaians to embrace the new “transport fares when it takes effect from Monday, January 17, 2022 and to avoid fighting drivers and their conductors when the new fares are implemented.