Average Okada Fare per Drop Increased by 4.52% YoY in October 2017

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The transport fare watch report for October 2017 covers the following categories namely bus journey within the city per drop constant route; bus journey intercity, state route, charge per person; airfare charge for the specified routes single journey; journey by motorcycle (Okada) per drop; and waterway passenger transport.

Average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within the city decreased by 1.41% month-on-month and increased by 27.08% year-on-year to N128.54 in October 2017 from N130.38 in September 2017, reports BrandSpur Nigeria.

States with highest bus journey fare within the city in October 2017 were the Cross River (N246.43), Abuja FCT (N235.86) & Ekiti (N202.50) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city in October 2017 were Ogun (N64.55), Borno (N70.00) & Katsina (N68.50).

Average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity decreased by 2.97% month-on-month and increased by 13.00% year-on-year to N1,474.90 in October 2017 from N1,520.12 in September 2017.

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States with highest bus journey fare intercity in October 2017 were Abuja (N4,650.00), Adamawa (N2,500.00) & Lagos (N2,304.87) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city in October 2017 were Bayelsa (N1,000.00), Kano (N881.82) & Katsina (N911.11).

Average fare paid by air passengers for specified routes single journey increased by 0.42% month-on-month and by 27.61% year-on-year to N32,520.66 in October 2017 from N32,384.40 in September 2017.

States with highest air fare in October 2017 were Abuja FCT (N45,000.00), Jigawa (N40,550.00) & Edo (N39,500.00) while States with lowest air fare in October 2017 were Katsina (N24,000.00), Kogi (N25,078.57) & Osun (N27,500.00).

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Average fare paid by commuters for journey by motorcycle per drop decreased by 4.56% month-on-month and increased by 4.52% year-on-year to N95.50 in October 2017 from N100.06 in September 2017.

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States with highest journey fare by motorcycle per drop in October 2017 were Rivers (N170.25), Edo (N160.00) & Bayelsa (N160.40) while states with lowest journey fare by motorcycle per drop in October 2017 were Ekiti (N50.74), Katsina (N51.55) & Niger (N50.11).

Average fare paid by passengers for water way passenger transport decreased by 3.72% month-on-month and 5.40% year-on-year to N582.20 in October 2017 from N604.72 in September 2017.

States with highest fare by water way passenger transport in October 2017 were Bayelsa (N2,000.00), Rivers (N1,750.00) & Delta (N1,425.00) while states with lowest fare by water way passenger transport in October 2017 were Kebbi (N245.00), Gombe (N175.55) & Borno (N150.00).

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