- A Nigerian man identified as Pastor Ola on Twitter has given a good review of the Lagos-Ibadan speed rail service
- The man said that he will not be considering 'road' travelling to Ibadan again, suggesting that he will stick to the speed rail
- Many tweeps also shared their reviews as they said the transport system is indeed a welcome development
Despite the fact that the Lagos-Ibadan speed rail launched in 2020, Nigerians have not stopped sharing their experience of the service.
The latest was by a man with the handle @Biisi96 who said that the comfort he enjoyed making use of the transport system was wonderful.
He said he will never be going by road (buses, cars) to Ibadan ever again, In a subsequent tweet, he said that he came on the ride with his laptop to watch his own entertainment contents.
Mixed reactions trailed his review of the service as some still maintained that the N2500 ticket fee for the ride is very expensive.
See his post below:
As at the time of writing this report, his tweet has gathered over 8,000 likes with hundreds of engaging comments.
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
"2500 from Lagos to Ibadan on train. All over the world, the train is usually the cheapest means of transport, but Naija own must be different. It is well."
"Driving in your own car will always be a faster and more convenient experience to Ibadan until you jam holy ghost convention traffic... I also put into consideration the fact that I would prefer to move around with my car in Ibadan..."
"I boarded the train from Lagos to Ibadan last week Thursday. Value for money. We got to Moniya, Ibadan around 6:30. There was option of cab, tricycle and bike to take you into town. We boarded a tricycle to Bodija."
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"Was it easy to get the tickets? Did you just walk into the station and get your ticket?"
"Just walk in and get tickets."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a small boy walked up to Nigerian Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka and asked him to sign on a piece of paper onboard Abeokuta-Lagos rail. It was a confident and smart move.
Sharing photos and a video of the event, his dad identified as Alli-Balogun H Lekan said that "children get away with a lot".
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