Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved free transportation for indigenes of the state who resides in other parts of the country and intend returning home to celebrate the festive season with their loved ones.
The governor’s approval was contained in a statement by the Managing Director of Enugu State Transport Company(ENTRACO), Mr. Bob Itanyi.
Mr. Itanyi stated that the free transportation which has been an annual exercise of Governor Ugwuanyi’s administration, was keeping with its avowed commitment to the well being of the citizens of the State, irrespective of where they are residing.
The Managing Director disclosed that registered indigenes of Enugu State living in far-away states like Zamfara, Kebbi, Yobe and Jigawa States have been included in this year’s free transportation exercise.
While stating that all protocols and guidelines for the containment of the spread of the Coronavirus Disease ( COVID-19) will be strictly adhered to. Mr. Itanyi said that the timetable for the exercise will be released in due course.
“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 well being of the people of the State”. the MD said .