Fuel scarcity: Kwara Govt Begins Free Bus Palliative for Students Today
In a move to cushion the harsh effect of the lingering fuel scarcity across the nation, Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq deployed free buses along specific routes used by students and staffs of tertiary institutions in the capital city.
The government in a statement on Sunday announced that this initiative will begin on Monday 13th February 2023 at 6a.m.
The statement signed by Mubaarak Bello,
Special Assistant to the Governor on Students Affairs added that the intervention, in the first phase, covers students commuting long distances within the Ilorin metropolis, specifically for students of University of Ilorin and Kwara State Polytechnic, adding that the arrangements were as follows:
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• From Monday Feb 13, a long bus is expected to shuttle between Post Office and Kwara State Polytechnic.
• 2 long buses will shuttle between Post Office and Tanke (Edinwo Supermarket)
• Two different buses will shuttle between Tanke (Bus Terminal) and Unilorin Campus.
• All of these buses will operate between the hours of 6a.m. and 10am and again between 3pm and 6p.m. (Mondays through Friday).