The operators of the Blue Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, Primero Transport Services Limited, have announced the suspension of BRT operations on Ikorodu to Tafawa Balewa Square corridor for this weekend.
This disclosure was made by the company in an official statement issued via its official Twitter account, which was seen by Nairametrics.
start operations as soon as the road is clear.
We call on our esteemed commuters to bear with us during this period. Our priority is to convey commuters safely to their destinations every day, providing fast, affordable and convenient services to Lagosians 24/7 every week.
— Blue BRT Bus, Lagos (@PrimeroTSL) October 17, 2020
The suspension of the Ikorodu to TBS Corridor operations of the Blue BRT Buses by the company is expected to extend over the weekend, from today Saturday, 17th October to Sunday, 18th October 2020.
However, this decision is as a result of the ongoing protests in Lagos against police brutality tagged “EndSARS”.
What they are saying
The company reiterated that the suspension is necessary given the impact of the #EndSARS protest on the operations of the company. It will continue to monitor the situation at hand and resume operations whenever feasible.
The Management of Primero Transport Services Limited called on commuters to bear with the company during this period, as its priority is centred on conveying commuters safely to their destinations every day; as well as providing fast, affordable, and convenient services to Lagosians every day of the week.