The federal government has declared free transportation rides for citizens starting from December 24 to January 4, 2022.
Fidet Okhiria, managing director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), disclosed this on Friday during an interview with journalists 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 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 weasanitizingce mask, washing and sanitizing of hands,” he said.