The Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the deployment of government buses to support the movement of students and workers in public tertiary institutions within Ilorin, the capital city, and its environs.
The bus palliative for the students covering the metropolis is the second phase in the measures by the Kwara government to cushion the effects of the fuel subsidy removal.
The government had earlier reduced the workdays for civil servants from five to three every week, while bureaucrats work out other measures for workers that are exempted from the policy.
According to the press release made available to Journalists in Ilorin the State capital by the Chief Press Secretary to the Kwara state Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, some large buses will be deployed to transport students of public tertiary institutions within the metropolis, including those going to the Kwara State University campus at Malete from Wednesday, June 14, 2023.
Ajakaye Further noted that more details will be released by the coordinating Ministries, Agencies and Departments (MDAs).
He also added that the State government will continue to offer immediate support for the Kwara public as Nigeria permanently transitions to the post-fuel subsidy regime and different steps are taken to bring more ease to the people while growing the economy in a sustainable way.