Right now, Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode revealed that plans are in movement to take away yellow buses popularly generally known as Danfo from Lagos roads for a extra environment friendly, effectively-structured and world class mass transportation system that may facilitate ease of motion throughout the metropolis.
Talking on the 14th Annual Lecture of the Centre for Values in Management (CVL) held at Muson Centre in Onikan with the theme: “Dwelling Properly Collectively, Tomorrow: The Problem Of Africa’s Future Cities,” Governor Ambode admitted that the current connectivity mode in Lagos was not acceptable and befitting for a mega metropolis, and as such a nicely-structured transportation mode would quickly be put in place to handle the problem.
“After I get up within the morning and see all these yellow buses and see Okada and all types of tricycles after which we declare we’re a mega metropolis, that’s not true and we should first acknowledge that that may be a defective connectivity that we’re working. Having accepted that, we’ve got to search for the answer and that’s the reason we need to banish yellow buses this yr. We should deal with the difficulty of connectivity that makes folks to maneuver round with ease and that’s the place we’re going’ he stated. He continued to say, “As an example, individuals going from Ikorodu to CMS have began leaving their vehicles at residence as a result of the buses are very handy and so why can’t we do this for different locations? Sure, we don’t have the cash to do this however we will go to the capital market after which enhance on the know-how of assortment of fares and that can encourage buyers after which town will change.