Osun provides free train ride for Easter holiday makers

Train ride

Osun State Government in Southwest Nigeria is providing free train ride for those travelling home for Easter celebration.

The initiative is to assist the holidaymakers to return home for the celebration.

The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Adeniyi Adesina, said those travelling from towns en route Lagos to Osun will also benefit from the free trip

He explained that the train will stop over at designated train stations in Ogun and Oyo states.

According to the schedule of movement, the train will depart the Iddo Terminus in Lagos by 10.00 a.m. on Friday, April 19, and arrive at 6.00pm at the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park Train Station in Osogbo.

The return trip

On the return trip, the train will depart Osogbo at 10.00am on Monday, April 22.

It is the second time Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s administration will provide free train transport for citizens for religious celebrations, sustaining the legacy of the previous government.

The first time was in December 2018 when people travelled home for Christmas.

From Adeyinka Aremu, Osogbo

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