PHOTOS: Makinde Promises World-class Transportation System, Inspects Omituntun Luxurious Buses

The Oyo state governor, ‘Seyi Makinde earlier on Thursday, inspected the newly purchased Omituntun buses by his administration, to ease and enhance transportation system in the state.

Makinde, who was joined on the inspection tour by the Vice-Chairman of the company that provided the buses, Mogaji Oladosu Ademola, the General Manager, Mr Akinleye Akinwole as well as members of staff,
declared that the Pacesetter buses soon to be launched by his administration, will provide world-class transport service to the state.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Taiwo Adisa, quoted him as saying: “We want the Pacesetter service to be at the forefront of our transportation system in Oyo state.

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“Ibadan, in particular, is a nodal city. It came to be because people that travel to different locations pass through Ibadan.

“If you have noticed, those traveling to Amsterdam always carry bags with an inscription of ‘see, buy and fly.’ So, very soon, by the time what we are trying to do succeeds, it will be good for all of us.

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“It is you people working here that will make it work. I can only support it. Very soon, we will begin to see bags with ‘see, buy and stay’ inscriptions on them and that will eventually improve the economy of Oyo state and give us the opportunity to do more for the staff of this organisation.

“So, I look forward to a modern transportation system in Oyo state, which is driven and led by Pacesetter Transport Company”, Makinde assured.

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He also noted that the luxurious buses will operate from the newly constructed terminals.

“We visited Pacesetter Transport Services today, to inspect the mass transit buses purchased by our administration. These buses will operate from the new bus terminals in Ibadan. We are determined to modernise the transportation system in our dear state”, Makinde restated.


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