By Fatai Akanji
Operators of the popular minibus, known as “Korope” in Osogbo, capital of the State of Osun have increased the fare of transportation per drop.
The drivers, who operate in Osogbo, the state capital and major towns across the state said from Monday, May 17, the fare per drop will increase to N100 from N50.
OSUN DEFENDER reporter sighted the notice handed to passengers on entering the mini buses on Friday in the state capital.
The notice written in Yoruba language read, “This is to inform all commercial mini bus drivers in Osogbo metropolis that as from Monday, May 17, the fare per drop is N100.
“Anyone who contravenes this increment will pay a fine of N5,000. This is the joint decision of all mini bus drivers (Korope) in Osogbo,” endorsed by the drivers’ union stated.