Osun begins free ride for holiday season

Yinka Salaam, Osogbo

Osun State has begun the usual free Christmas and New Year train services for its citizens who plan to return home to celebrate with their relatives.

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Co-operatives and Empowerment‎ said the offer was to lessen the financial burden on citizens during this festive season.

The train leaves Lagos for Osogbo by 11.00am on Saturday, the 24th of December.

The return journey to Lagos from Osogbo will be on Tuesday, the 27th of December, also by 11.00am

And for the New Year trips, the train shall convey celebrants from Lagos to Osogbo by 11.00am on Saturday, December 31st.

It will make a return trip to Lagos by 11.00am on Monday, 2nd of January, 2017.