Lagos Slashes Transportation Cost By 50% Over Fuel, Naira Scarcity
Fred Omotara, Lagos
As the petroleum and Naira scarcity continues to bite hard on residents in Lagos, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday announced a 50 percent reduction on all State owned public transport system for the next one week.
Disclosing this via the State’s social media handles, the Lagos State Governor also announced a suspension of the Buba Marwa concrete road construction in Ijegun Egba, which is about 60 percent completed, inorder to ease movement of Petroleum Products to various filling stations in the State.
According to a post monitored by kadecommunicationng on the Lagos State social media handles, “Governor of Lagos State, Mr @jidesanwoolu has announced a 50% reduction on all Lagos State Public Transport System for the next one week through the Cowry Card system. This measure is to cushion the effect of the Fuel and Currency crisis.
“Governor @jidesanwoolu has also announced that the Buba Marwa concrete road construction in Ijegun Egba (about 60% completion) has been suspended, to ease movement of Petroleum Products to various filling stations, in conjunction with @nnpclimited & Independent Tank Farm Owners.”