Federal Government Declares Free Train Rides For Nigerians During Yuletide

The federal government has declared free train rides for Nigerians.

The free rides will run from the 24th of
December 2021, to January 4, 2022.

Managing Director of Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr Fidet Okhiria revealed this in an interview on Friday, 24th December in Abuja.

According to Okhiria, the free train ride is to help ease the cost of transportation and enable citizens to move easily in order to enjoy the festive period.

In his words;

”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 move easily enjoy the festive period.

”Passengers are however advised to ensure they obtain their tickets from appropriate quarters at no cost, to enable them 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 sanitising of hands. “

Mr. Okhiria in his statement,  further reiterated the federal government’s commitment to ensuring the safety of passengers and trains during the period.

Source: (NAN)

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