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TFS: Nigeria lists 20 more motor parks for 50 percent discounted transport fares for consumers

*The Federal Government announces 20 additional motor parks, covering several routes for more commuters to benefit from the 50 percent rebate on transport fares, which President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has announced for return trips across the country till January 4, 2023

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

The Federal Government has announced the designation of more motor parks, where Nigerian commuters can enjoy the ongoing 50 percent rebate on the Transport Fare Subsidy (TFS) Programme for return trips during the festive period till January 4 next year.

Olusegun Dada, Special Assistant to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Social Media, disclosed this development in a statement issued Friday, December 29, 2023.

The statement noted that 20 more motor parks had been added for consumers to enjoy the 50 percent rebate on transport fares for return trips across the country.

According to Dada, the additional parks include Lagos –Join from Oshodi Terminal 3, Abuja – Join from Jabi Park, Onitsha (Join from Umugo Park (Port Harcourt Road), Aba – Join from Abia Polytechnic, Aba and Kano – Join from Balmary Park, Ring Road/Maidugri Bypass, Hotoro.

Others are Kaduna – Join from Mando Park (Lagos route), Join from Television Garage for the Eastern route, Jos – Join from Gadabiu Luxury Park, Enugu – (Abakiliki/Nsukka) – Join from Old Park in Enugu and Owerri – Join from Somachi Park.

On the adjusted list also are Port Harcourt – Join from Olu Obasanjo Ezenwata Park, Sokoto – Join from Sokoto Central Park, Gombe – Join from Gombe Central Park, Zakibiam – Join from Heavy Duty Park, and Uyo – Join from The Young Shall Grow Park.

Making up the list are Uyo – Join from Young Shall Grow Park (No.17, Mosignor Akpan Avenue), Mbak Itam Itu (Akwa Ibom), Uyo – Join from The Young Shall Grow Park (No.17 Mosignor Akpan, Avenue, Mbak Itam Itu, Akwa Ibom) and Gombe – Join at Gombe Line Park, Opposite Government House, Gombe.

It is recalled that President Tinubu, December 20, had announced a 50 percent cut as a discount for luxury bus travellers and free train services on all routes in Nigeria.

Interested commuters subsequently began to benefit from the 50 percent discount on transport fares from December 21.

Besides, the Nigerian Government also declared that movement during the Yuletide by train along the existing routes across the country would be free of charge for passengers.

In terms of the objective of the 50 percent transport rebate initiative, the Tinubu administration stated it is to enable Nigerians willing to travel to do so with less financial strain.

The gesture, said the Federal Government, is planned to provide succour to citizens, who are heavily weighed down by the prevailing high cost of transportation commuting across the country, especially during the Yuletide and New Year celebrations.

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