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The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress NDC, John Dramani Mahama has promised to scrap the law that bans the importation of salvaged vehicles. He made this known when the party was launching its manifesto on Monday, September, 2020 at the University of Professional Studies (UPSA) in Accra.
To him, this will be made possible when the Customs Amendment Act 2020 (Act 1014) when voted into power. The scrapping will see more people thrive in the local automobile especially people im Kokompe, Suame and Abossey Okai as it will earn them a decent income. He said companies that will assembling their vehicles here will only compliment.
“We will review the Customs Amendment Act 2020 (Act 1014) to scrap the law banning the importation of salvage vehicles and the proposed implementation of a 35 per cent import duty rate. We are going to scrap it in order that salvaged cars are not banned and top duty rate government intends to impose on these vehicles does not happen. This is to safeguard the local automobile industry so that our people in Suame Magazine, Abossey Okai, Komkompe to continue to work to earn a decent living.”
Source: Ghana Waves