Yuletide: Nigerian Gov’t declares free train rides to ease transportation

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Yuletide: Nigerian Gov’t declares free train rides to ease transportation

In the spirit of Christmas, the Federal Government through the Ministry of Transportation has declared free train rides for citizens from 24 December to 4 January 2022.

Mr Fidet Okhiria,  Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) disclosed this in an interview on Friday in Abuja.

”The decision which was made in collaboration with the Ministry of Transportation is to ease movement of citizens during the yuletide.

”This is to help ease the cost of transportation and enable citizens to move easily and enjoy the festive period.

”Passengers are however advised to ensure they obtain their tickets from appropriate quarters at no cost, to enable them to gain access and enter the trains.

”All passengers are also enjoined to observe and obey Coronavirus (COVID-19), rules by wearing of face mask, washing and sanitising of hands“.

He also reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to ensure the safety of passengers and trains during the period.

Yuletide: Nigerian Gov’t declares free train rides to ease transportation

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