Gambia: Transport Union President Urges Govt to Present Public Garages


The president of the Gambia Transport Union, Omar Ceesay, has known as on the federal government to offer normal garages for business autos.

Talking to The Level, Mr Ceesay mentioned that the majority locations and highways on the town have now been turned to garages, the place business autos pack with out authorization.

There’s a want for the federal government to determine public garages for business autos and make simpler motion of commuters, he mentioned.

“It could be recalled that the federal government as soon as allotted some locations to be stationed as garages however these locations aren’t handy although they’re good locations that might be used sooner or later,” Mr Ceesay identified.

He mentioned that if the federal government doesn’t have cash to allocate particular locations as garages, they might go into public-private partnership to get issues finished for the higher.

“I observed that business drivers typically cost past the stipulated tariffs, which is illegal,” he commented, saying that if public garages are offered, drivers would know that they need to alight passengers at a selected place with a said fare.

“There isn’t any legislation towards drivers who request passengers to pay extra fares for a selected vacation spot; therefore the police should not have the correct to cease the driving force for doing that,” he added.

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