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Passengers’ safety perception on public transport usage during post-COVID-19 in federal capital territory Abuja, Nigeria

Abdulkarim, Sunusi and Husny, Zuhra Junaida and Babaji, Nafiu Abubakar and Isa, Aminu Muktar and Musa, Mubarak Kabiru and Babayaro, Sani and Solomon, Lawrence (2021) Passengers’ safety perception on public transport usage during post-COVID-19 in federal capital territory Abuja, Nigeria. World Wide Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, 7 (6). pp. 68-75. ISSN 2454-6615

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The COVID-19 pandemic forces the entire world to deal with a myriad of new challenges that affected the entire world. The major goal of this research is to study the passenger’s safety perception on public transport usage during the post covid-19 in Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Nigeria. The study was quantitative which employed primary sources. The data were sourced through distribution of google form questionnaires. The data were analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences IBM Version 26. The findings from the analysis revealed that public transport users are satisfied with the covid-19 precautionary measures and level of safety. The study concluded that, given the high risks of contaminating the covid-19 in the public transport, ensuring passengers safety should be prioritized in other to limit the spread of covid-19. The study recommended that relevant authorities such as Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC), National Orientation Agency (NOA), FCT Transport Secretariat, Nigerian Police Force (NPF) should focus on raising the public awareness on the use of facemasks, hand sanitizer, physical distancing and avoiding crowded vehicles as part of the covid-19 precautionary measures when using public transport.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:public transport, COVID-19, passengers, perception, safety
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT101-395 Sociology, Urban
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:97413
Deposited By: Yanti Mohd Shah
Deposited On:10 Oct 2022 07:21
Last Modified:10 Oct 2022 07:21

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