Nigeria’s leading mini-bus transport company, Peace Mass Transit (PMT) Limited, has added a total of 50 brand new buses into its fleet. The brand new buses are products its newly established Car Assembly Plant, located within the Emene Industrial Layout headquarters of the company. Each of these Nigerian-assembled buses cost about ₦17 million. They are equipped with safety features such as EBS/ABS brake system, factory-fitted speed limiter and seatbelts for all passengers.
Inside, it has digital dashboard, on-board TV, DVC player, Multiple charging points and luggage controls. Free Wi-Fi services for passengers are still in the works. The new buses has already been deployed to all the PMT depots across the country, according to PMT Executive Director in charge of operations, Enete Ifeanyi Henry Clinton. Peace Mass Transit currently has an active fleet of 4,000 buses with at least 2,000 on the road daily. The company regularly freshens up its fleet to meet its customer expectations. After inspecting the brand new buses on Monday, PMT Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Chief Samuel Maduka Onyishi, maintains he runs the company as a ministry and not strictly as a business. “The brand new buses we are injecting cost almost ₦17 million per unit, but I have a pact with both God and our huge clientele to offer the best possible services at all, times,” “Our customers deserve even more and no less,” “We will never take their patronage for granted because they have brought us this far.” He reiterated that the introduction of the new buses was a “strategic fleet rejig” and not because its vehicles had any maintenance issues or were about to be discarded. “Our maintenance culture is top-notch and the team is manned by technicians and engineers some of whom were trained abroad. All PMT vehicle plying the highway, are regularly checked for maintenance, to avoid breakdown. All our vehicles run on strong quality tyres which are replaced upon attainment of a certain mileage.’’