Transport Fare Watch (April 2018)
The Transport fare watch report for April 2018 covers the following categories namely bus journey within the city per drop constant route ; bus journey intercity, state route, charge per person; air fare charge for specified routes single journey; journey by motorcycle (Okada) per drop; and water way passenger transport.
Average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within the city increased by 3.88% month-on-month and 29.03% year-on-year to N165.94 in April 2018 from N160.99 in March 2018. States with highest bus journey fare within city were Abuja FCT (N325.00), Cross River (N280.00) and Abia (N240.00) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Bauchi (N90.00), Anambra (N91.10) and Rivers (N100.20).
Average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity increased by 3.40% month-on-month and 13.91% year-on-year to N1,722.86 in April 2018 from N1,668.56 in March 2018. States with highest bus journey fare intercity were Abuja FCT (N4,000.00), Adamawa (N3,200.00) and Sokoto (N2,700.22) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Bauchi (N925.00), Enugu (N1000.01) and Yobe (N1050.21).
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics