The Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered buses of the Ogun State government, tagged ‘DapoCNG Bus’ on Monday, commenced operations along the Mowe-Ibafo-Berger Lagos axis of the state.
The State Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Gbenga Dairo, says the buses are to operate ahead of the introduction Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along the axis.
Their operating hours are between 6 am to 9 pm from Mondays to Saturdays and 7 am to 6 pm on Sundays, with bus stops at Mowe, Ibafo, Magboro, Arepo, and New Garage in Berger.
According to Mr. Dairo, transport rates on the CNG powered buses range from N200 to N400 maximum.
The Commissioner also says that every necessary arrangement has been concluded with all the stakeholders, including transport unions and local government officials, for the smooth take-off of the scheme.