Commuters stranded as LAGBUS operators embark on strike


Published on November 7, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments



Hundreds of commuters in Lagos were on Monday stranded at various bus stops due to the strike embarked on by operators of Lagbus Asset Management Ltd.(LAGBUS).

LAGBUS manages the Lagos State owned branded red luxury commercial buses on some routes in Lagos.

Some commuters, who were caught unawares by the strike, said they would return home as they could not afford the sudden hike in transport fares by other commercial buses.

Mr Amusa Johnson, a civil servant, said that he was at the bus stop since 6.00 a.m waiting for the red buses before he later found out that they were on strike.

“Public transporters such as the “danfo” buses immediately increased their fares because of the number of commuters stranded at the bus stops,’’ Johnson said.

Mrs Omolara Akinjuyi, a trader at Idumota market, described the situation…

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