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Lagos says 50% discount on transport fares will end by Sunday

The Lagos State Government through the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) has announced the stoppage of the 50% transport fare discount on all Lagos State Public Transport System which was implemented in response to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s directive on August 2, 2023.

This disclosure is contained in a public notice issued by LAMATA on Saturday, November 4, 2023, and can be seen on its official X (formerly Twitter) account.

LAMATA in its notice announced that the temporary 50% fare reduction will end this Sunday, November 6, with transportation fares reverting to their pre-August 2 rates on Monday, November 6.

The agency also advised Lagosians to take note of the change and to make the necessary preparations for the resumption of regular transport fare rates that were in place before the adjustment made in August.

The statement from LAMATA reads,