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Lagos To Roll Out 2,000 CNG Buses, 231 Electric Vehicles

April 23, (THEWILL) – The Lagos State Government has announced plans to roll out about 2,000 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses for passenger operations before the end of 2024.

Commissioner for Transportation, Oluwaseun Osiyemi, disclosed this at a briefing of cabinet members on the activities of the Ministry in the administration of Governor Bababjide Sanwo-Olu, held at Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, on Tuesday.

According to Osiyemi, the State Government is already engaging a private company on the acquisition of the CNG buses, which will be distributed in two phases of 1,000, scheduled to be introduced by the end of 2024.


He explained that the measure was part of efforts to alleviate the effects of fuel subsidy removal by the Federal Government on the residents.

Osiyemi also said the State Government is set to launch about 231 electric vehicles by the end of June 2024.

“We are also looking at introducing about 231 electric vehicles on our road to complement the existing fleet of vehicles using diesel and petrol,” Osiyemi said, adding that the initiative was targeted at delivering cheaper, safer and more climate-friendly energy to residents and Nigerians in general.

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