“The price has not increased, but instead of three passengers at the rear seat of a golf wagon vehicle, four persons were made to occupy it, but the drivers are not to blame,” Benjamin said.
A driver at the park, who pleaded anonymity, said he slept at the park before getting fuel at N143 per litre at the NNPC Mega Filling Station, alleging that fuel sold for N200 per litre in the open market in Jos.
NAN also spoke with Jafar Umar, a ticket attendant, who said the NURTW executives were sensitive to the hardship of the people and, therefore, made efforts to maintain normal transport fare.
NAN reports that Jos to Kaduna fare remains N2,000; Jos to Bauchi, N1,000; Jos to Gombe, N2,000; and Jos to Abuja N1,600.
NAN reports that despite the stable transport fare, motorists charged passengers extra pay for their luggages, which were hitherto taken free before yuletide.