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Easter: Gov. Adeleke continues predecessors' free train ride for Osun indigenes

Ademola Adeleke

Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State

Governor Ademola Adeleke on Wednesday gave indication that he will continue with free train ride for indigenes of the Osun from Lagos to Osogbo, the state capital during festive seasons started by his predecessors.

The free train ride for Osun indigenes in Lagos was started by Governor Rauf Aregebesola and continued by his successor, Gboyega Oyetola.

In continuation of the initiative, Governor Adeleke on Wednesday announced a free train transport for indigenes of the state willing to travel from Lagos to Osogbo during the Easter.

This is contained in a statement by Malam Olawale Rasheed, the Spokesperson to Gov. Adeleke, on Wednesday in Osogbo.

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The state government said that the free train service will depart the Iddo-Terminus in Lagos on Thursday by 10am, with stop-overs at designated train stations in Ogun and Oyo States to pick passengers.

It said the train is expected to arrive at the Nelson Mandela Park Train Station at Osogbo by 6p.m, while the return trip from Osogbo to Lagos will be on Monday by 10a.m.

The Imole Free Train Service, the government said, is designed to provide relief to citizens of the state travelling home to celebrate with their loved ones.

The state government enjoined citizens to maximise the advantage the free train ride offers them to visit home and enjoy the celebration.

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