The government of Ghana has instructed the Ghana Oil Company, GOIL, to reduce their products by GHc0.15p. This directive took effect this morning, 7th December, 2021 at 6am.
Speaking to Nana Kwabena Yeboah on Aseda Morning Show, Manager for Bedieso GOIL in Obuasi, Akologo Razak, confirmed that the changes have taken place in GOIL filling stations in Obuasi.
The Coalition of Commercial Transport Owners embarked on a nationwide strike action yesterday to protest unfavorable working condition.
They wanted government to scrap off taxes like the Price Stabilization and Recovery Levy, Special Petroleum Tax, the Energy Recovery Debt Levy and the Sanitation levy.
Commuters in areas such as Lapaz, Ashaiman, Madina among others were most affected by the recent withdrawal of service.
“Yesterday, a litre of petrol was GHc6.85 but due to the directive, we are currently selling a litre of petrol at GHc6.70” Manager Akologo told Kwabena Yeboah.
The new directive hopes to keep drivers on the roads amidst increased taxes on petroleum products.