Effective today, Stakeholders in the transport🚍 sector have increased transport fares💰 by 15%. The Acting General Secretary✒ of the Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council🚍 (GRTCC), Andrews Kwesi Kwakye confirmed👍🏻 the hike on Sunday, January 31. The new fares💰 were triggered by the increase in the prices💰 of petroleum products⛽ on January 4, 2016. A gallon of petrol⛽ now costs around Ghc15.40💰 pesewas with diesel⛽ selling at Ghc14.50💰 pesewas. The price of LPG⛽ has also shot up by about 18%. This new fares💰 will be a blow to Ghanaians😪 who are already struggling😰 to cope with the increases in utility tariffs💡🚿 and newly introduced taxes💰.
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