Kaduna Govt. announces fares for cabs, plans extension of scheme to Zaria, Kafanchan

Posted by Garba Ahmed, Kaduna | 30 November 2015 | 3,761 times

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The Kaduna State Government has announced the fares and contact numbers for hiring the cabs under the newly introduced cab scheme.

A statement issued in Kaduna by Samuel Aruwan, Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to Governor Nasir El-Rufai, said that two companies are currently running the Kaduna Cabs Scheme: KIA and Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN). He said that KIA Motors is participating through one its dealers, Wheels Plus Nigeria Limited. The company is located on Ali Akilu Road, by Lugard Hall Roundabout, Kaduna.

Aruwan also announced that PAN is participating through one of its dealers, Car Craft Workshop, located at KM 2 Kaduna-Zaria Road, Rigachikun, Kaduna.

He gave the fares as follows:

One Hour = N2,000

Two Hours = N4,000

Three Hours = N5,000

Kaduna City to Kaduna Airport = N5,000

Kaduna to Abuja = N15,000

Kaduna to Kano N15,000

Aruwan said that short distance pick-up and drop-off within Kaduna city may range from N200 to N1,000.

He said that people can effect payments for service rendered through cash and with ATM cards, disclosing that the State Government is presently working on extending coverage of the scheme to two other major towns in the state, Zaria and Kafanchan.

The Kaduna Cabs Scheme was launched on the November 11, 2015 by the the leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

•Photo shows Governor El-Rufai.


Source: News Express

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