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JUST In: Abuja Residents To Enjoy Two Months Free Train Ride – Wike



Wike announces two months free train ride

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, has announced that the Abuja Light Rail will operate free for two months, after the commissioning of the train service on Monday, the 27th of May, 2024.

Wike stated this during the ongoing Ministerial Sectoral Update to mark the first year in office of the President Bola Tinubu administration held at the Radio House in Abuja, on Thursday.

Recall that the Minister had earlier stated that the President, Bola Tinubu will commission the Metro rail project for commercial activities on Monday.

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He however urged Abuja residents to begin use of the Metro rails from Tuesday, the 28th of May, adding that the goal was to aid the ease of commuting for residents and that the President may extend the free train rides up to 6 months.

Wike also said the FCT Administration will begin the construction of 10,000 affordable housing units tagged the Renewed Hope City from the year, 2025. reports that the commencement of the Abuja metro train is one that is bound to burnish the image of the Tinubu administration and will be a great delight to supporters of the government.

The development is coming against the background of increased hardship in the land on account of the

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