The Ministry of Roads and Highways and the Ghana Highways Authority has responded to the claims by Kofi Oppong, a journalist at the class FM. According to the release from the Ministry of Roads and Highways, Kofi Oppong has claimed on the morning show on Tuesday 8th June 2021, that the private company, Tolls and Routes management Limited (TRML), which manages a number of the toll stations on behalf of the ministry, has sacked persons with disabilities who were employed by the ministry of roads and highways to sell toll tickets at the various toll stations in the country.
"we wish to categorically state that the claim by the host of Class 91.3fm morning show, Mr. Kofi Oppong is completely inaccurate, unfounded and without basis", the ministry has stated. The ministry also the following statistics: one hundred and ninety (190) persons with disability are engaged by Tolls and Routes Limited, and Ninety Eight (98) persons with disability are also engaged by the Ghana Highway Authority at tolls stations all over the country.
Therefore, the ministry is urging the public to disregard such claims. The release is seen below here.
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