The National Union of Road Transport Workers, (NURTW), has said inter-state transport fares may increase across the country due to new rules and restrictions occasioned by COVID-19.
The ban on inter-state travel was lifted by the Federal Government with effect from July 1, with every parks and public transport operators expected to carry out crowd control and temperature checks.
The vehicles are also expected to carry just 50 percent of its total capacity.
Reacting to the situation, the acting general secretary of the NURTW, Kabiru Yau said the new COVID-19 restrictions will reduce their income significantly. He also asked the Federal Government to help carry some of the added costs.