Sunday, September 24, 2023

Sanwo-Olu Okays 50% Reduction On BRT Fares, Others

- Advertisement -

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, approved a 50 percent reduction on Bus Rapid Transit fares.

peter obi

Aside from BRT, the governor also approved a reduction of fares on other state-owned transport systems.

The other transport modes are LAGRIDE taxi scheme, First Mile and Last Mile buses, and Lagos Ferry Services.

READ ALSO: Supreme Court Stops FG Ban On Old Naira Notes

He said the 50 percent reduction on all state transport facilities would be in place for the next seven days.

“A 50% cut in fares on all our BRT buses, LAGRIDE taxi scheme, First Mile and Last Mile buses, and Lagos Ferry Services (LAGFERRY). This will take effect from tomorrow for the next seven days. We will push out more Cowrie Cards to enable more Lagosians to get on board our services.

“I have directed that food banks be set up in various parts of the State to cater for the vulnerable. We will distribute foodstuff to various communities,” the governor announced during a briefing at the State House in Marina.

READ ALSO: Banks In Kogi Shut Down Over Inability To Dispense New Naira

The governor said the move had become imperative to cushion the effects of the Federal Government policies.

sanwo-oluTrending video of the day;

Photo Credit: Getty 

- Advertisement -

Related Articles

- Advertisement -

Leave a Reply

Stay Connected

- Advertisement -

Latest Articles