Tinubu Approves Free Ride On Metro Rail till December

President Bola Tinubu has approved the extension of free train rides on the Abuja Rail Mass Transit, also called the Metro Rail, until the end of the year.

Tinubu gave the approval during his address at the inauguration of the commencement of operations of the Abuja metro rail, on Wednesday

FCT Minister, Nyesom Wike, had earlier announced free train rides for two months, to ease the burden of commuting for residents of Abuja.

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Wike said the free rides would commence on Tuesday, adding that it was part of the president’s renewed hope agenda for residents of FCT.

However, the President appealed for extension to offer hope for the people of FCT and give them reasons to celebrate

“Our dear landlord and his team, I heard you saying two months free ride. I appeal to you to make it till the end of the year. Since today you’re not going to charge me, that will give the people hope and reasons to celebrate,” Tinubu said.


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