Sanwo-Olu announces 25 per cent cut in transport fare

Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo- Olu has announced a 25 per cent rebate on fares for government-owned transport schemes.

He also announced that civil servants from level 1-14 will begin to work three days a week as part of measures to ease the economic challenges on residents.

He spoke during a live media chat, ‘Sanwo Speaks’, to intimate residents on steps being taken to reduce the economic burden on Lagosians.

He said workers in the teaching sector will however maintain the five days a week work schedule but government will ensure additional transport support for them.

Lagos Civil Servants To Work Three Days A Week

On Thursday reduced the working hours of civil servants to three days a week as part of measures to ease the economic challenges on workers.

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday announced that he would have a chat with journalists on Thursday over current economic realities in the country.

The governor in a post on his official X handle on Wednesday, said, “Dear Lagosians, as we navigate the unique economic realities in the country, it is important as the chief economic and security officer of our state to share some key policy changes for the welfare of all lagosians. From enhancing food security to bolstering health and infrastructure, these steps reflect our commitment to your welfare.

“Tomorrow at 11:15 a.m., I will be having a Media Chat with Journalists from Channels TV, Arise, TVC, and LTV. It will also be live on Lagos Traffic Radio 96.1 FM and Eko FM 89.7.

In navigating these times, resilience, creative thinking, and safety are paramount. Your steadfastness is appreciated as we work together for a stronger Lagos and Nigeria.”

During the live media chat on Thursday, Sanwo-Olu stated that the civil servants from levels 1-14 would be required to work for three days a week.

However, workers in the teaching sector will continue to go work five days a week but Sanwo-Olu said the government would ensure there was additional transport support to assist their movements.

Culled from Saharareporters