Eid-el-Kabir: Osun govt announces free round-trip train ride from Lagos
Osun State Government has announced free train for Osun-bound travellers from Lagos, for the purpose of easing the mobility of those who wish to celebrate Eid-el-kabir in the state.
The Commissioner for Commerce, Industries and Cooperatives, Hon. Ismail Adekunle Jayeoba-Alagbada, made the announcement on Sunday through a statement.
He said the gesture was in furtherance of Governor Rauf Aregbesola administration’s commitment to the welfare of the ordinary people.
“The free train is expected to move from Lagos twice to Osogbo and will operate only one trip for the post-sallah return journey.
“The first train moves from Lagos on Wednesday August 30th, 2017 at exactly 10am from the Iddo Terminus, Lagos enroute Ikeja, through Ogun and Oyo State to end the journey in Osogbo. Another one leaves at the same time on Thursday August 31st, 2017”, the statement reads.