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Lagos State Government Cancels BRT 50% Discount For Passengers

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Lagos State Government Cancels BRT 50% Discount For Passengers

The Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority,(LAMATA) has declared the 50% fare discount on BRT will no longer be in effect from Sunday.

LAMATA announced this on its page on Saturday.

According to LAMATA, the temporary 50% fare cut will expire on Sunday, making normal prices to resume on Monday.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on August 2 announced the discount to mitigate the effect of subsidy removal on Lagosians.

 

Lagos State Government Cancels BRT 50% Discount For Passengers

 

The statement reads: “The 50% rebate in transport fare in the regulated transport system in Lagos ends on Sunday, a statement by the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority has said.

“The 50% fare rebate was announced by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on August 2, 2023.

“The public is hereby informed that from Monday, November 6, 2023, transport fare will return to the pre-2nd August 2023 rate.”

The agency urged Lagosians to be aware of the modification and start arranging for the return to the usual transit fare rates in effect prior to the August adjustment.

BY IYABO AINA

Publisher Of News Rain Nigeria