Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has approved free transportation for Enugu State indigenes who reside in other parts of the country and wish to return home for Christmas.
This was contained in a statement by the Managing Director of Enugu State Transport Company (ENTRACO), Bob Itanyi.
Itanyi said that the free transportation, which has been an annual exercise of Ugwuanyi’s administration, was in keeping with its avowed commitment to the wellbeing of the citizens of the state, irrespective of where they are residing.
He added that “registered indigenes of Enugu State living in faraway states in the country, such as Zamfara, Kebbi, Yobe and Jigawa have been included in this year’s free transportation exercise”.
Itanyi disclosed that all protocols and guidelines for containment of the spread of COVID-19 will be strictly adhered to.
The managing director said that the time-table for the exercise will be released in due course.
He thanked Ugwuanyi for the gesture saying: “We also wish to use this medium to thank and appreciate our able Governor, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, for the fatherly and matured manner he has been handling the affairs of Enugu State, as well as his love, kindness and passion for the wellbeing of the people of the state”.