It has been reported that the Government of Ghana is among the top 10 countries that have refused to pay the congestion charge to Transport London.
The Congestion Charge is an £11.50 (GHS 78) daily charge for driving a vehicle within the charging zone between 07:00 and 18:00, Monday to Friday.
Basically, there is a particular zone in London where people are charged for driving there, that includes businesses and even embassies or in our case, High Commissions…
As it turns out, Ghana and nine other countries are the worst offenders when it comes to refusing to pay this congestion charge.
As a result, the Ghana High Commission in London has racked up a bill to the tune of £4,039,215 which is GHS 27,612,300 with current exchange rates.
The United States tops the list of worst offenders with a bill of more than £12 Million.
Nigeria is third on the list with a bill of more than £7 Million.
Ghana and Nigeria are the only two African countries on the list.
Ok, now that’s some serious thingy.