Officially, transportation fares will increase by 13% Starting Saturday, June 5th.

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.

Earlier, three (3) driver unions announced 20% increase in fares from Monday, MAY 16, 2021. However, after long and difficult negotiations with stakeholders, a 13 per cent upward adjustment in public transport fares across all categories of services has been agreed upon.

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