Easter: Oyetola okays free train transport for Osun citizens

State of Osun Governor Gboyega Oyetola
State of Osun Governor Gboyega Oyetola

The free train transport for citizens of Osun to be able to celebrate Easter with their families has again been approved by Governor Gboyega Oyetola.

According to the schedule of movement, the train will depart from the Iddo terminus in Lagos on Friday morning and it is expected, to arrive in the evening at the Nelson Mandela freedom park train station in Osogbo.

The train will depart from the Nelson Mandela freedom park Osogbo on Monday next week in the morning for Iddo terminus in Lagos.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Adeniyi Adesina, indicates that the all- expenses paid round trip will stop over at designated train stations in Ogun and Oyo states.

The statement further adds that this is the second time the present administration of Governor Oyetola would provide free train transport for citizens going home for religious celebration, with the first in December last year barely one month after the Mr. Oyetola took office.

It would be recalled that millions of people have benefitted from the free train movement since it was initiated by the state government of Osun in 2011.

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