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Gov’t, Transport Union reach consensus

Jun 25, 2020, 11:32 AM

Omar Ceesay, the president of The Gambia Transport Union has told The Point that his Union and Government have come to consensus on certain terms following drivers’ sit-down strike on Monday.

These terms include provision of countrywide garage space.

“We have visited so far various locations within Banjul and its environs. Also, we now carry 75% load passengers in contrast to the initial 50%,” he said, explaining that if a vehicle carries 10 passengers as full load, it will now be 7 passengers.

It was also agreed for police to reduce “unnecessary check points” across the country.

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