Determined to boost public transport system in Ogun, the state government has taken delivery of high capacity new buses equipped with modern technological capabilities.
The bus mass transit scheme is part of government’s deliberate efforts at modernizing and promoting efficiency in the transport sector, as contained in its urban renewal programme.
The the new buses which are first batch, are designed to have better capacity and reliability than a conventional bus system with a view to providing commuters a safe, affordable, fast and pleasurable experience on the roads.
Taking the delivery of the buses, on Tuesday, the Ogun State Commissioner for Transportation, Gbenga Dairo said that taking delivery of the buses was a testimony to the commitment and readiness of Dap Abiodun-led administration to strengthen local economy through transport development, thereby creating jobs along the value chain of transportation system.
“This is a commendable fulfilment of promise made two weeks ago by the governor, Dapo Abiodun. It is also a cheering news for the good people of Ogun State as regards commencement of bus mass transit scheme in the state. The scheme, it is important to note, is designed to make transportation more accessible, affordable and safe with more jobs being created and the state economy getting a boost without throwing people out of jobs”, Dairo said.