Abuja light rail to operate free for two months – Wike

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The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, said the Abuja Light Rail will operate free for two months, after its inauguration May 27, 2024.

Wike stated this during the Ministerial Sectoral Update to mark the first year in office of the President Bola Tinubu administration at the Radio House in Abuja on Thursday.

The Minister had earlier stated that the President, Bola Tinubu would inaugurate the Metro rail project for commercial activities on Monday.

He urged residents to begin use of the Metro rail from Tuesday, May 28, adding that the goal was to ease commuting for residents.

The Minister also said the FCT Administration will begin the construction of 10,000 affordable housing units tagged the Renewed Hope City from the coming year, 2025.


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