The Federal Government has declared free train rides for citizens from Dec 24 to Jan 4, 2022.
Fidet Okhiria, Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) disclosed this in an interview with newsmen 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 to 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 COVID-19 rules by wearing of face mask, washing and sanitizing of hands.”
He also reiterated the federal government’s commitment to ensure the safety of passengers and trains during the period.
Source: Nam News Network