As Nigerians anticipate subsidy palliatives, leading tech mobility company NAIRAXI have introduced a convenient free/subsidize transit Initiative to support Commuters in FCT.
The initiative is currently providing free/subsidized transport services to average and low income earners who work in the FCT but reside in satellite towns.
According to reports, Beneficiaries of the free transit card and subsidised Transport services in the FCT are overjoyed. They have commended Nairaxi and it’s partners Firstplus for the timely and impactful assistance.
In the past weeks, Nairaxi has continued to provide free fare services with it’s automated BRT buses to get users accustomed with their tech infrastructure. The transit Initiative is modern, scheduled, secured with monitoring systems, digital and efficient.
This is coming few days after the unveiling of Nairaxi digitize mass transit system which envisions a venture into a future of seamless and enjoyable commuting experience.
According to Kingsley Eze, the CEO of Nairaxi, he explained that the objective is to help transport Operators in FCT to provide affordable and profitable transport services regardless of the subsidy removal and increasing cost of Transport. He went further to note that the system can be adopted by federal, state governments and private transport agencies.
Recall that the removal of fuel subsidy led to an abrupt increase in the cost of transportation which Nigerians have continued to struggle with. However, this service will be provided for all societal segments, especially low income earners.
This initiative will leverage technology to improve routing plan that will minimize congestion and improve the overall efficiency of public transport system in Nigeria and especially FCT.
In a reaction by one Florence Adagba, a civil servant and beneficiary, she says, “I am so impressed with this program; for the last one week I have been enjoying free transportation to and fro office and home. They gave us free transit cards and we are so happy myself and my colleagues”.
Another comment by a beneficiary, identified as Yinka Abdulwahab called on FG to look the way of Nairaxi and other transport Operators. He noted that transport Operators must be included in subsidy palliative so as to subsidize transport services which directly affects the people.