Ghanaian lawyer cum Minister for Roads and Highways has released a statement that all toll collection will come to an end on Thursday, November 18, 2021
The Government has declared that the collecting of tolls on roads across the country should be stopped
On Wednesday, Hon. Kenneth Nana Ofori-Atta disclosed this during the presentation of the 2022 budget in Parliament
He voiced out that, “Government has abolished all tolls on public roads and bridges. This takes effect immediately the Budget is approved,”
On a more serious note, the roads and highways Minister Kwasi Amoako-Attah has released a statement that it will take effect today around 12 am
“Following the presentation of the 2022 Budget by the Hon. Minister of Finance on behalf of His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Ghana on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, the Ministry of Roads and Highways hereby directs the cessation of the collection of road and bridge tolls at all locations nationwide.
“This directive takes effect from 12 am on Thursday, November 18, 2021,”
“The Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service will be on hand to provide security at the Toll locations from the effective date.
Motorists are kindly advised to approach the locations with caution and observe all safety measures that will be put in place.”
Read the full statement below: