President Bola Tinubu on Monday unveiled 107 electric buses the Zulum administration in Borno State purchased to aid residents movements.

Electric buses in Borno


The inauguration of the buses is cominv at a time Nigerians are suffering the effect the removal of petrol subsidy.

In the 107 Mass Transit vehicles are 50 electric taxis purchased by the Borno Government.


Speaking at the ceremony, the President lauded Gov. Babagana Zulum for his foresight and people-oriented policies and projects.

He disclosed that the Federal Government was planning to set up a plant in that direction to create employment and ease transportation.


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Earlier, Governor Zulum said he was motivated to embark on the project following a directive from the President to the governors after the removal fuel subsidy.

He said the deployment of 50 electric taxis was the first of its kind in Nigeria and was in line with the realities of climate change.

The vehicles inaugurated by the President included 50 electric taxis, 35 coaster buses, 12 hummer buses and 10 luxurious buses. All of them are electric vehicles.



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