The Edo state government has confirmed its procurement of new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses to enhance its existing fleet for the state’s free transportation program.
This announcement was made by the State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, during his Independence Day address.
Governor Obaseki highlighted that his administration is actively taking measures, considering the resources available to the state, to respond to the recent removal of fuel subsidies by the Federal Government.
According to the governor,
He emphasized that his administration is proactively taking essential measures within the constraints of the state’s available resources.
This includes the initiation and execution of policies and programs designed to address the recent removal of fuel subsidies by the Federal Government.
Commenting on other measures being adopted to ameliorate the effect of the hardship caused by high transport fares, he said: