-The reduction applies to five routes.
Operators of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, Primero Transport Services Limited, is set to bring down the cost of present bus fares from Ikorodu to Tafawa Balewa Square.
It was learnt that the new decision will enable a 5% reduction across the routes, constituting five zones from Ikorodu to Tafawa Balewa Square
Mr. Deji Tinubu, Managing Director of the transport company, said the decision was aimed at making public commuting affordable, amidst the difficult economic situation.
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The five zones according to Mr. Tinubu are: Ikorodu-Mile12, Mile-12-Maryland, Maryland-Fadeyi, Fadeyi-Costain and Costain-TBS.
He said “the bus fare will now be charged based on commuting from one zone to another against the former charges of flat rate.”
Recall also that the Lagos state government, has declared that bus conductors in Lagos will start wearing uniforms and name tags for easy identification, starting from August 3rd.