Metro Mass Workers Strike On Hold

Metro Mass Transit busses are back on the road after a two day nationwide strike by workers demanding the removal of their Managing Director, Bennet Aboagye.

The strike was in protest of plans to purchase a $108,000 vehicle for the MD at a time the company was desperately looking for funds to repair over 100 broken down buses.

The strike was suspended after a marathon meeting involving the General Transport, Petroleum and Chemical Workers Union.

Local union chairman Emmanuel Awatey who addressed the workers after the meeting said they will review their decision after seven days.

He said: “The condition of the buses is worsening because of lack of spare parts, our workers are not paid. A driver could travel to Bandai and receive only 10 Ghana cedis as sleeping allowance. Salaries have not been paid for months with the excuse that there is no money meanwhile you have money to purchase an expensive car. We are giving them seven days then we will strike again if we don’t see results.”

Source:Ghana/myxzyonline.com/93.1MHz