Mr. Fidet Okhiria, Managing Director of the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), made the announcement in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja.
“The decision was made in collaboration with the Ministry of Transportation to ease citizen movement during the holiday season.”
This will help to reduce transportation costs and allow citizens to enjoy the holiday season more easily.
“However, passengers are advised to obtain their tickets from appropriate quarters at no cost in order to gain access and enter the trains.”
All passengers are also encouraged to follow COVID-19 rules by wearing a sanitized mask and washing and sanitizing their hands.”
He also reaffirmed the federal government’s commitment to ensuring passenger and train safety during the period.