The federal government on Friday, announced that there will free train services from between December 24 and January 4, 2022.
The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) Spokesperson, Mr. Mahmood Yakub, disclosed this in a statement.
The free train services are between the routes of Abuja-Kaduna , Lagos-Ibadan , Warri-Itakpe, Kano-Lagos; Minna-Kaduna and Aba-Port Harcourt.
The NRC Managing Director, Engr. Fidet Okhiria, urged Nigerians to maximize the opportunity while urging them to observe covid-19 protocol.
“The decision which was made in collaboration with the Ministry of Transportation, is to ease movement of citizens during the yuletide.
“This is to help ease the cost of transportation and enable citizens move easily enjoy the festive period.
“Passengers are, however, advised to ensure they obtain their tickets from appropriate quarters at no cost, to enable them gain access and enter the trains.
“All passengers are also enjoined to observe and obey COVID-19 rules by wearing of face mask, washing and sanitising of hands,” he said.