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GPRTU to increase transport fares by 30% effective September 21

Transport riders have been educated by GPRTU that, from Wednesday, September 21, they would be expected to pay a 30% higher charge because of an expansion in rates. On Wednesday, September fourteenth, the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) made an announcement affirming the news. The Union cases that this decision was arrived at after productive thought with its parent association. It says in the notice that; “In consultation with our mother body the GPRTU OF TUC, we wish to announce to the general

Netizens Slam Sarkodie For Asking Government To Give Ghanaians Enabling Environment

Early today, 6th December 2021, some commercial drivers across the country embarked a sit down strike leaving many commuters stranded at various bus terminals. This was a move to register their displeasure towards the spike in fuel prices that has been experienced in recent time. Many Ghanaians have criticize the government for not giving the GPRTU a listening ear when it earlier warned Government to reduce the fuel prices by 5% else they will hit the street. Sarkodie who has been tagged as bias when it comes to

Video of Ashaiman Drivers Busily Playing Football While Commuters Wait To Be Conveyed Goes Viral

Following the sit-down strike embarked on by some drivers in the country on Monday 6th December, a lot of commuters were stranded on the streets of the country as getting conveyed to various destination became difficult. As part of the sit-down strike, some drivers in Ashaiman also embarked on the strike leaving passengers standing and stranded. The unbothered drivers who wanted a means of entertainment transformed their bus terminal to a football pitch and began playing football.

Throwback Tweet of Nana Addo Criticizing High Fuel Prices In 2016 Goes Viral Following Strike Action

A throwback tweet of President Nana Akufo-Addo prior to the 2016 election talking about how the prices of fuel had increased making drivers to struggle in paying for fuels and insurance premiums have gone viral. In the tweet, the then New Patriotic Party (NPP) candidate wrote; I have seen how drivers both private and commercial, struggle to pay for the high prices of fuel and insurance premiums. Apparently the President was condemning the John Mahama administration at the time over the spike in fuel prices under his

GPRTU Suspends Monday’s Strike Action After Invitation To Jubilee Jouse

A sit-down strike by Commercial drivers across the country left commuters stranded at various bus terminals and the streets on Monday 6th December. This strike comes following the astronomic increase in fuel prices in the country. The GPRTU directed its members to embark on a sit-down strike after several calls on government to reduce the fuel prices by 5% failed. GPRTU after four hours into the strike called on its members to call off the strike as the leadership have been called to the office of the Presidency

Transport Fares To Go UP By Monday

According to the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) transport fares may rise by Monday October 25th. Although the percentage at which this increment may be done hasn't popped up yet but the union says the expected increment will be as a result of increased fuel prices. “The rate at which our fuel prices are increased, I don’t want to preempt anything because there could be another increment soon,” the Industrial Relations Officer of GPRTU Alhaji Abass Imoro said. He stated that after the union met with the
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