LAGBUS Asset Management Ltd., the
operators of LAGBUS, and the Lagos Area
Metropolitan Transport Authority (LAMATA)– the
operators of Bus Rapid Transport (BRT)– will
extend their free ride to commuters on Easter
Monday, April 1.
The two operators said on Friday in Lagos that the
bus ride, which was also free on Good Friday, was
to show appreciation to their teeming passengers.
Mr Babatunde Disu, the Managing Director of
Asset Management Ltd., said that the LAGBUS
free ride would be mainly for tourists going for the
Lagos Heritage Carnival in Marina, Lagos Island.
He said that the buses would take off from such
points as FESTAC, Mile Two, Oshodi, Mile 12 and
Berger on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Disu said that the management would provide 100
buses on the Easter Monday, adding that it
provided 120 buses on Good Friday.
He added that all commuters would be dropped off
at the Tafawa Balewa Square on Lagos Island.
LAMATA External Relations Specialists, Mr
kolawole Ojelabi, said that BRT buses would cover
all their usual routes on Easter Monday. (NAN)
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