The Ghana Nationwide Petroleum Tanker Drivers Union and Liquified Petroleum Gasoline (LPG) Tanker Drivers have suspended their industrial motion after greater than two hours of crunch assembly held with the Minister of Roads and Highways, Kwasi Amoako-Attah.
The Union is anticipated to renew work from tomorrow, Friday whereas works start to smoothen the highway.
The Union on Monday introduced a sit-down strike over issues about poor highway community round their loading terminals.
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The Vice Chairman of the Union, Sunday Alabi mentioned the union after its assembly with the Minister determined to droop their strike at midnight of Thursday, June 29, 2023, on the situation that the “contractor ensured that using high quality is improved inside three weeks.”
“The entry highway to the depots in Kumasi, Takoradi and Bupe are improved as works on the roads will start from tomorrow and a seven-member committee is shaped, the ministry will give us three individuals and 4 shall be from the union to watch the progress of works on the roads.”
In the meantime, Mr Amoako-Attah earlier in his interplay with the aggrieved tanker drivers reiterated that, a joint committee from the Ministry and Union shall be shaped forthwith to resolve their issues.
He assured them that he or his deputy shall be there as soon as every week to examine the progress of labor on the highway, stating that “I shall be coming right here as soon as each week, if I’m unable to, my deputy shall be right here, so please do the work as required of you.”
“The nation belongs to all of us, there’s a downside, and it have to be resolved, so we should be affected person and handle it the best manner. So allow us to work collectively.”