Lekki Toll review: Transporters promise not to increase fares


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The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has assured commuters that it would not increase transport fare in spite of the tolls review by Lekki Concession Company (LCC).

Alhaji Taofeek Oluwa, its Chairman in Jakande, Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State, gave the assurance on Wednesday in Lagos.

The LCC recently announced its plan to review to upward the tolls for different categories of motorists plying Eti-Osa-Lekki-Epe Expressway with effect from Feb.1.

Oluwa said that the development would not affect transport fares in the corridor.

“Following the announcement of the toll review at the Admiralty Circle Plaza and the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge Plaza by the Lekki Concession Company, LCC, there will be no fare increase,’’ he said.

The NURTW chief said that the union was duly carried along by LCC, as one of the critical stakeholders during the…

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