Use of V8 and V6 would be limited to journeys outside Accra from 2023 – Ofori-Atta

The government has announced the restricted use of V8 and V6 vehicles by officials effective January 2023.

This was announced by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta during the 2023 budget presentation on Thursday, November 24.

He told parliament that the use of such vehicles will be permitted for travels outside Accra.


“A ban on the use of V8s/V6s or its equivalent except for cross-country travel. All government vehicles would be registered with GV green number plates from January 2023,” he said.

He further announced that all new purchases would be locally based and not imported.

“Limited budgetary allocation for the purchase of vehicles. For the avoidance of doubt, purchase of new vehicles shall be restricted to locally assembled vehicles,” the Minister added.
Mr Ofori-Atta also announced that fuel coupons for MDAs, MMDAs and SOEs have been reduced by 50%.”

By: Rainbowradioonline.com/Ghana

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