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Tinubu approves free ride on newly commissioned Abuja metro rail till 31st December 2024

Nigerian President Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Wednesday, during commissioning, approved free rides on the Abuja Rail Transport System until 31st of December 2024.

Tinubu, while speaking during the commissioning of the project in Abuja as part of the commemoration of his one year in office, commended Nyesom Wike, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, for what he described as the “speedy completion of the project”.

The FCT minister had earlier announced that the newly commissioned Abuja Light rail will operate freely for two months.

Wike made this known during a ministerial press briefing in Abuja, where he had said the free rides would commence on Tuesday, adding that it is part of the president’s renewed hope agenda for residents of the FCT.

However, during the commissioning Ceremony, the President said the free ride would last till the end of the year.

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