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"Transport Fares To Go Down Soon" -Transport Minister

Minister for Transport, Kwaku Ofori-Asiamah has assured Ghanaians to calm down as his ministry is in engagement with the various transport operators to come up with an appropriate reduction in transport fares.

He explain that, there are three components which usually affect transport fare increase which the depreciation of the cedi, the cost of spare parts and cost of fuel which in all are considered before fares are increased or reduced.

The minister assured that, the transport ministry is in final meetings with the transport operators to determining the value or an amount to be reduced in fares for Ghanaians.

The minister's response came up when the majority chief whip and MP for Nsawam Adoagyiri Frank Annor Dompreh called on transport minister to consider if transport fares could be reduced for Ghanaians since fuel prices are reduced.

These communication came at the plenary when the House was approving an amount of 1,226,619,067 for the transport ministry for the year ending 31 December, 2023.

Source: Abaare Cletus



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