The Osun state government has approved free train ride for residents living in Lagos and environs to commemorate this year’s Eid-el-kabir celebration.
Adeniyi Adesina, the Chief Press Secretary, disclosed this in a statement to Okay.ng on Tuesday.
The government said the gesture is in continuation of its practice during festive periods.
The government said those travelling from towns on the route between Lagos State and Osun State would also benefit from the free trip.
Adesina said the free train transportation will convey holiday makers from Iddo Terminus of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Lagos to Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, Osogbo.
The schedule of movement indicates that the train will depart the Iddo Terminus in Lagos by 10am on Friday, August 9 and will be expected to arrive at the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park Train Station in Osogbo by 6pm of the same day.
According to him, for the return journey, the train will depart the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park Train Station in Osogbo at 10am on Tuesday, August 13, and arrive at the Iddo Terminus in Lagos by 6pm, of the same day.