The Lagos State Government is set to deploy a fleet of 65 buses and 14 ferries along major routes to reduce the hardship caused by the recent ban on commercial motorcycles and tricycles.
Asides the deployed 65 buses, 550 more are being expected, totaling 615!
The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, in a Twitter statement, said thus:
A fleet of 65 buses will join the others on some major routes as from Monday, February 3, 2020: No less than 550 more buses are being expected. Besides, 14 ferries will be commissioned on Tuesday. This will further open up the waterways, reduce travel time on various routes and provide safe, dependable and comfortable alternatives for commuters.
Lagos state recently banned the operation of motorcycles (okada) and tricycles (keke) in some local government areas and local council development areas.
The government also listed highways, bridges and roads where it banned motorcycles and tricycles from operating in the state.
Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti, better known as Seun Kuti, the youngest son of famous Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti and quite outspoken like his father, has reacted to the trending issue of Okada ban in Lagos.
As the ban enters Day 4, the Nigerian musician stated that some Nigerian are more worried about the services of the Okada riders and not their general welfare.
Through his post, Seun Kuti also to expressed his thoughts on the general suffering of the masses.
He wrote: "Nigerian professionals have shown their true colors again as largely oppressors in waiting. Children dying in hospital everyday they don’t care. Miseducated and undereducated children they don’t care. Police...
Ghanaian actor and politician, John Dumelo turned a year older yesterday, Monday, February 3 and decided to spend his day with widows in his constituency.
Prior to that to celebrate his day, his beautiful wife Gifty had shared photos from his birthday celebration.
In the photos, John Dumelo showed off the goofy side of himself that he rarely shows in public.
See some of the photos she shared below....
Meanwhile, expressing his excitement having touched the lives of some less privileged women, the handsome actor also posted of the images...
Pastor Sam Adeyemi of Daystar Christian Center has been given a tiny cake in celebration of his birthday.
A picture shared by his wife Nike Adeyemi shows the clergyman blowing out the candle on the cake during the celebratiin of his special day.
Joining those who celebrated Pastor Sam Adeyemi on his birthday, Nike Adeyemi wrote:
"We don’t hesitate to celebrate those we love".
She captioned another picture on Instagram saying:
"Happy birthday to my lover, leader and bestie, gist partner, prayer partner, travel partner, life partner!!
Cool, calm, gracious.
Very grateful to God for you today and every day.
You will live well, long and fulfilled. Keep shining bright. I am proud of you. Above...