Transport fares in Ghana have been increased by 13 percent.
A statement issued by transport operators on Wednesday, June 2 said this is to enable them to accommodate the increase in the prices of fuel.
The new fares take effect from Saturday, June 5, the statement said.
“In line with the administrative Arrangement on Public Transport Fares the Road Transport operators have received the prices of various components that go into, the running of, commercial transport services.
“After long and difficult negotiations with stakeholders, a 13 percent upward adjustment in public transport fares across all category of services has been agreed upon.”