Wa: Transport Company Defies Social Distancing Order by the President

Breach of Social Distance Protocols in ESP Bus

A transportation company in Wa Municipality has defied the Social Distancing public order by the President.

The Company Identified as ESP Transport Company is situated in the Wa Township and moves from Wa To Kumasi on Daily Basis.

The Vehicle Company Transport s over 40 people in a bus from Wa to Kumasi and fro despite a directive from the Presidency amidst the spread of Coronavirus in the country.

People sit close to each other for over 7hours travelling for over 400km without Nose Masks and the social Distance directive being observed.

Checks by Upperwestmedia Team proved these passengers despite being put together without social Distance are extorted by the transport company in the form of lorry fares.
Passengers who used to pay Ghc50 from Wa to Kumasi now pay Ghc65 for the same distance with passenger spacing as the reason for the increment. Most passengers questioned the reason for the increment in lorry fares when in actual sense the number of passengers remained same and fuel prices were down.

They called on the state security agencies to intervene in order to Prevent the spread of the virus as Upper West Records 21 cases and 1 Recovery.

Social Distancing was extended by the President till 31st of May to Prevent the spread of the Virus.

By: Upperwestmedia.net

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