Residents of port Harcourt are complaining over the new methods employed by bus and taxi drivers plying the ABA – PORT HARCOURT Axis to short change them of the agreed transport fare,
Some of the residents who spoke with our correspondent on abound a bus plying on the ABA PORT Harcourt road said the Bus and taxi drivers have devised a means of plying short distances under the guise of road blockade,
Madam Shade Ayo said the matter is so serious ohh, I am going to park but instead of one bus drop, I have to do three bus drop, because when the bus gets to second Artillery they will drop you then we will now trek to the genesis area on Aba road and board another bus that will stop at waterlines, at waterlines we will now trek to CFC to board another one to be able to get to park or Lagos bus stop.
Princess Udom said I have to use the alternative road of Ikwerre road to get Rumuokoro from Lagos bus stop.
Hassan Ibrahim said me na trek I dey trek, if taxi no dey.
Another passenger Ify Obed Says, my problems is that I have to trek long distance under sun every day before I can cross Garrison to get Taxi to go to work every day.
However, some other Residents says its blessing in disguise Boma Peters says it is The best thing to happen to our health, ‘’I don’t trek before now but these few days I feel lighter every day and my clothes can now fit better.
Ipalibo Harry expressed joy over the amount of people he gets to meet on a daily basis. He said ‘’you can also meet new friends in the process of trekking’’