Some Vehicle owners have threatened to embark on demonstration on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 against the luxurious vehicle tax imposed by the government.
The group, made up of the Vehicle And Asset Dealers Association (VADAG), the National Concerned Spare Parts Dealers Association (NCSPDA), True Drivers Union (TDU), Concerned Drivers Association (CDA), Ghana Committed Drivers Association (GCDA) and the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC), say they will drive their "luxurious vehicles numbering about 2000 to the premises of the Ministry of Finance, Parliament house and the Jubilee house respectively" to register their displeasure with the tax directive.
Read full statement below:
VEHICLE AND ASSET DEALERS ASSOCIATION OF GHANA,
NATIONAL CONCERNED SPARE PARTS DEALERS ASSOCIATION,
TRUE DRIVERS UNION,
CONCERNED DRIVERS ASSOCIATION,
GHANA COMMITTED DRIVERS ASSOCIATION,
CHAMBER OF PETROLEUM CONSUMERS.
13TH FEBRUARY, 2019.
The above mentioned associations with this press release wish to inform the media and the public of their decision to demonstrate in Accra on 19th February 2019 against the luxurious vehicle tax imposed on us by the government.
We intend to drive our luxurious vehicles numbering about 2000 to the premises of the Ministry of Finance, Parliament house and the Jubilee house respectively.
The demonstration is scheduled at 8am on the said date. The route will be from Obra Spot through Kwame Nkrumah avenue to Farisco Traffic light through to TUC before leaving our vehicles at institutions mentioned above.
The media is cordially invited.
Eric K. Boateng
Nana Yaw Owusu-Duodu
David Agboado (CDA, PRO)
(COPEC, Executive Sec.)