Golden Tulip, Miklin Hotel, and Guest houses in the Ashanti Regional capital Kumasi have suspended operation following Covid-19 pandemic.
Hotels are among the businesses that have been hit hard by the outbreak. This is mainly due to a ban on mass gathering and closure of airports.
Monitoring the development, Pure FM’s Osei Kwadwo reports that the directives has affected transport operation in the Region.
Some drivers who expressed their grievances explained that they struggle to get their daily sales since government imposed the lockdown.
“Because of COVID-19, we’re forced to reduce number of passengers and it is really affecting the business. It is even difficult to get passengers. Things are really getting bad lately” they said.
According to the drivers “some commercial drivers have parked their vehicles because they can’t bare the cost of buying fuel and not getting back daily sales’.
“We are appealing to government to reduce fuel price and also put measures in place to help us sustain the transport business in this difficult times”.
Kumasi Metro Mass Transit and VIP Transport Terminal have halt operations following lockdown directive.
Source: Ghana | Mypurefmonline.com