The Rivers State Government through the state ministry of transportation is expected to begin its free bus scheme Today, June 1 2020, barring any last minute changes.
The state Commissioner for Transport, Sunny Ejekwu had made this known in a broadcast few days ago, after the State Executive meeting at Government House Port Harcourt. Ejekwu noted that a total number of 28 luxury buses had been made available to begin operations Monday June 1 2020.
He stated that wearing of face mask is a necessary condition to board these buses, expected to ply roads between PH, Obio Akpor, Eleme and Oyigbo, for a start. Ejekwu confirmed that directives have been given to commuters in the state to carry limited number of passengers.
This is to aid commuters move from one place to another, in line with the social distancing directive to motorists in the state, by the government, the Commissioner had asserted.