Transport Fare Watch (February 2019)
The Transport fare watch report for February 2019 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 1.43% month-on-month and by 3.33% year-on-year to N177.57 in February 2019 from N175.07 in January 2019. States with highest bus journey fare within city were Abuja FCT (N295.00), Cross River (N283.33) and Zamfara (N285.00) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Rivers (N131.67), Abia (N129.90) and Bauchi (N94.04).
Average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity increased by 0.43% month-on-month and by decreased -12.45% year-on-year to N1,548.01 in February 2019 from N1,541.38 in January 2019. States with highest bus journey fare intercity were Abuja FCT (N4,000.00), Adamawa (N2,385.71) and Borno (N2,300.00) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Nasarawa (N154.55), Bayelsa (N920.00) and Enugu (N935.29).
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics