Gov Emmanuel Slashes Tariff For Transport Operators
In a swift show of commitment towards alleviating the condition of living of the low income earners and boosting their economic ventures, Akwa Ibom State people-oriented Governor Udom Emmanuel has approved downward slash in the tariff of Township transport operators in the State.
By this development, the annual registration and renewal tariff of operators of Township tricycle, taxi, mini-buses/ buses have been drastically reduced.
Annual registration for tricycle otherwise known as Keke Napep, is now reduced to N2,500 from N3,500; taxi stands at N9,000 against the former N26,000 while mini buses/buses are to register with just N10,000 against the hitherto whopping N32,000..
The annual renewal tariff is now slashed to N1,500 for tricycle operators from N1,700; taxi and mini-buses/buses operators are to renew their businesses with only N5,000 as against the huge N17,000.