Oshodi-Abule-egba BRT to commence operation in July, says Lagos govt

Lagos State government has said that the Oshodi to Abule Egba Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route have been completed and operation would commence on that route by July 2020.

The Commissioner for Transport, Mr Frederic Oladeinde, disclosed this at the ongoing Year2020 ministerial press briefing by the Lagos government to mark one year of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

He added that the state government is currently working with selected operators to ensure the roll-out of buses as soon as possible to offer relief to commuters along the Agege Motor Road and Lagos Abeokuta Expressway.

He also said that the Bus terminal in Agege, Ojota, Ajah, International Airport, Yaba and Oyingbo are different levels of completion to facilitate the full rollout for the Bus Reform Initiative (BRI) of the Lagos State Government.

“The Ikeja Bus Terminal is now operational and currently serving three routes – Ikeja to Obalende, CMS and TBS, Ikeja to Iyana Ipaja and Ikeja to Ikorodu

The commissioner further said about 10 million passengers were moved in the last ten months by the Lagos Bus Service Limited.

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