MC Oluomo Reduce Ticket Fee, Insists Lagos Drivers Won’t Join Strike

Chairman of Lagos State Parks and Garages, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya aka Mc Oluomo has reduce ticket fee for drivers.

Mc Oluomo said that its members will not join the ongoing nationwide protest organized by National Labour Congress.

The LSPG Chairman disclosed this on Tuesday at a meeting with transport union leaders and operators.

He said, “We, the state executives and the entire members of Lagos State Parks and Garages met today in Lagos to review the situation in the country, particularly in Lagos, following the oil subsidy removal by the Federal Government.

“After much deliberations and review, we discussed the high cost of food, transport fares and other areas of public interest, in particular, the plan by the organised Labour unions i.e. the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) to call workers out on strike action.

“After a careful discussion, we concluded that we will not be part of any strike or protest rally being planned to draw the Federal Government’s attention to the issue being debated in the country.

“All transport family and members will be at work to convey people to their various destinations without problem because Lagos State Government has announced some interventions in the sector.”

The LSPG boss at the meeting, also announced relief measures for commercial bus drivers and passengers to cushion the effects of the fuel subsidy removal by the Federal Government.

Oluomo said the tickets sold to drivers for N800 would now be N600 at parks and all booking fees would be reduced by 25 per cent.

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According to Akinsanya, transport fares would be reduced from N500 to N300 on some routes for passengers.

He said those that are paying N200 fare would pay N150 in other places.

He added that commercial motorcycles and tricycle operators would get a 25 per cent reduction on the tickets bought from the union.

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