INTERVIEW

House of Reps Committee on Land Transport Reacts to 100% Increase on Abuja-Kaduna Train Fare
INTERVIEW

House of Reps Committee on Land Transport Reacts to 100% Increase on Abuja-Kaduna Train Fare

BY OBUTE JAMES The House of Representatives Committee on Land Transport has reacted to the 100 percent increment on Abuja - Kaduna Train Fare by the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amechi. The Chairman, House Committee on Land Transport, Dr. Abbas Tajudeen (PhD) said the members of the committee discussed the issue and came up with the possible panacea to the challenge. According to Tajudeen who is the representative of Zaria Federal Constituency and Caucus Leader, House of Representatives Members from Kaduna State, the increment in Abuja - Kaduna train fare as announced by Amechi was as a result of challenges posed by COVID-19 pandemic. He told THE LEGISLATURE in an interview that his committee is seeking for support from the government in order to reduce the burden on the ...