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Cost of living crisis: LASG to reintroduce 25% reduction in transport fares on Friday

The Lagos State Government has declared that starting from tomorrow, Friday, February 22, 2024, a 25% discount on fares will be reinstated for all state-managed transportation services.

This announcement was made by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu during a press briefing with journalists from Channels TV, Arise TV, TVC, and LTV on Thursday, as stated in a message on the official X account of the Lagos State Government.

Governor Sanwo-Olu explained that the reinstatement of the fare discount for services including the BRT, trains, and ferries aims to ease the financial burden on Lagos residents amidst the current economic challenges.

Furthermore, he mentioned ongoing discussions with various transport unions to encourage a reduction in their fares as well.

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