The price of one sachet of water otherwise called ‘pure water’ will go up to 30 pesewas effective Monday November 12. This increment represents a 50% increase in the price of the item from 20 pesewas.
The out-of-truck price for a bag of sachet water would go for GHC3.50 and will be retailed at GHC4.50.
The leadership of the National Association of Sachet Water and Packaged Water Producers (NASPAWAP) announced that beginning Monday, 12 November, the prices of a bag of sachet water will go up to 3:50p from all trucks and water depots.
A statement signed by Kwabena Agyapon Ntra, National Director, Corporate Affairs confirmed
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The NASPAWAP statement read: "In consultation with all regional associations of sachet water producers announce for the information of the general public that the price of a bag of sachet water will go up to 3:50p from all trucks and water depots."
“The revised prices take effect from Monday, 12 November 2018. The price of an iced sachet, however, remains at 0.30p as previously announced by the national body."
Meanwhile, A member of the minority caucus in Ghana’s Parliament, Ras Mubarak, on Tuesday rode a bicycle to the House as a means of transport.
The MP for Kumbungu on Monday raised concerns over the current economic hardship in the country and threaten to ride a bicycle on a 17km journey from his residence in Ashaley Botwe.
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