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Pregnant Women, School Children To Enjoy Free Bus Ride In Kwara State

Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdufatah Ahmed has approved free bus ride for school children in uniform, pregnant women and the physically challenged people under the Maigida Soludero Mass Transit.

The Chief Executive Officer of the State Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Bureau, Mr. Segun Soewu, made this known while featuring on a radio programme on Tuesday.

Soewu explained that the pregnant women and physically challenged will be entitled to the free bus ride throughout the day, while the school children can only enjoy the free service in the afternoon.

He said that Governor Ahmed gave the directive as part of efforts to bring succour to families and the less-privileged.

The MSME Bureau boss added that the mass transit scheme has been offering subsidized intra and inter-city transport service to students and other members of the public since it was launched in June 2017.