FG in partnership with Railway Corporation offered free train rides for vulnerable Christians till January 4th 2022


The Federal Government has a teamed with the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), on Friday, declared that it will offer free train rides to residents during the yuletide season from December 24, 2021 to January 4, 2022.

The motion by the public authority is to assist with facilitating the development of Nigerians during the merry period just as facilitate the expense of transportation during the period.

As per the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), this divulgence was made by the Managing Director of NRC, Mr Fidet Okhiria, during a meeting on Friday, December 24, 2021, in Abuja.

Okhiria asked travelers to get their tickets from proper quarters at no expense to get close enough to the trains and guarantee they notice Covid-19 conventions.

The NRC supervisor in his articulation said, “The choice which was made as a team with the Ministry of Transportation, is to ease development of residents during the yuletide.

This is to assist with facilitating the expense of transportation and empower residents move effectively partake in the bubbly time frame. Travelers are anyway encouraged to guarantee they acquire their tickets from fitting quarters at no expense, to empower them get entrance and enter the trains.

“All travelers are additionally ordered to notice and comply with COVID-19 standards by wearing of facial covering, washing and disinfecting of hands.”

He additionally repeated the central government’s obligation to guarantee the security of travelers and trains during the period.


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