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Obaseki directs free bus services by ECTS to cushion effect of cash crunch

15 Feb 2023


The Edo State Governor, His Excellency, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has directed that beginning from today, Thursday, February 16, 2023, all Edo City Transport Service (ECTS) buses are to provide free services to passengers, as a means of reducing the effect of the cash crunch experienced by the people.

The directive is applicable to all routes and is effective till Monday, February 20, 2023, after which further announcement would be issued on the matter.  

The government calls on the people to remain calm and law-abiding and assures that normalcy will be restored shortly.

Crusoe Osagie

Special Adviser on Media Projects

February 16, 2023

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