- The registration of interested Nigerians interested in the free/subsidized transportation scheme of the APC has commenced
- The initiative is an intervention by the ruling party to reduce the growing cost of transportation in Nigeria
- The registration commenced few days ago when the official portal was shared and officially opened for interested Nigerians
FCT, Abuja - One of the leading Nigeria’s Indigenous tech-powered mobility company (NAIRAXI) said million of Nigerians are currently being registered as the Tinubu/Shettima-NAIRAXI Transit Card Initiative opens her portal
This was disclosed in a statement signed by NAIRAXI spokesman, Suleiman Abdullahi and sent to Legit.ng on Wednesday, October 5.
According to Abdullahi, Tinubu/Shettima-NAIRAXI Transit Card Initiative commenced the registration of interested Nigerians who are willing and interested in the free/subsidized transportation scheme, an intervention to reduce the growing cost of transportation in Nigeria.
He said the registration commenced few days ago when the official portal was shared and officially opened for interested Nigerians.
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He also explained that the program has attracted wild spread commendations by friends and supporters of Tinubu and His Excellency Kashim Shettima.
“Tinubu-Shettima NAIRAXI Transit Card Initiative is a taste of how governance will be simplified under BAT. They are busy cooking their lies and insults while Tinubu is busy strategizing on how he will govern well.”
According to a Nigerian who reacted on social media handle known as Bode:
“These people are just bringing the bird out of their pockets. By the time they are done you'll realize there was never a contest in the first place. May Tinubu/Shettima succeed.”
Similarly, another Nigerian, Shewn said:
“We will enjoy and still vote them. If a presidential ticket can come up with this innovative idea for their campaign then I am sure they have more to offer than the normal politicians who eat roasted corn on the street with d masses.”
Speaking further, Abdullahi revealed that the program is designed to benefit Nigerians.
“Although, several persons are of the opinion that it was a strategy for vote buying, he said others understands that the free transportation scheme was a strategy adopted to reach out to the grassroots.”
“Note that after cost of housing the next most expensive item is transportation. So solving this is quite commendable and points to the forward thinking nature of his excellencies.
“The Tinubu/Shettima-NAIRAXI Transit Card Initiative is a self sustaining program for Nigerians developed by indigenous smart mobility company NAIRAXI with a simple goal of ameliorating the projected effects of the planned removal of fuel subsidy come June, 2023.”
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