Commuters complain about withdrawal of BRT buses in Lagos
Many commuters in Lagos metropolis stranded on Tuesday unable to reach their destination as Lagos Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) management removed all their buses from their routes to prevent the destruction of the buses by angry protesting youths against the death of a 22-year-old passenger. , Bamishe Ayanwola was allegedly murdered after boarding the bus.
Many passengers, especially those who still take the buses to their various destinations on a daily basis, as many were seen struggling with any available bus or taxi to get to their place of work.
Our correspondent understood that the bus withdrawal was based on the planned protest in Ojota by some groups over his death.
It should be recalled that the Lagos State Government lost huge sums of money when most of the BRTs were burnt down during the #EndSARS protest.
LEADERSHIP observed that there were no buses at Berger BRT terminal and other major terminals to transport stranded passengers to their various destinations.
One man, an official from Primero, BRT management who declined to mention his name, said the withdrawal was a temporary measure to avoid what happened to the buses during the #EndSARS protest.