Nigeria’s minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said the train ride from Lagos Ibadan will cost between N3,000 and N6,000.
According to a report by PM News, the minister stated that the train service would begin operations by January 2021.
Economy seat will cost N3,000, business class passengers will pay N5,000, while first class seat will cost N6,000.
Speaking in Abuja on Friday, December 4, Amaechi said he received the mandate of President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate the rail project in January 2021.
In his words:
“Today I approved the charges on passengers from Lagos to Ibadan. We just transfer how we charged from Abuja to Kaduna.
“We charge N3,000 per Economy seat, N5,000 for Business class and N6,000 for First class, the same is applicable to Lagos to Ibadan.”
More details soon…