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Public transports to start running on gas from 2020 – Lagos Commissioner

Lagos state

The Lagos State government has on Tuesday disclosed that the state public transport would run on gas come 2020.

This was contained in a statement by the Commissioner of energy and mineral resources, Olalere Odusote, during an event organised by Enyo Retail and Supply for Energy Correspondents.

According to him, the initiative to power public transport in Lagos was driven by the desire of the current administration to deepen the use of gas by fixing infrastructure in the state.

He further stated that the current administration in Lagos was determined to promote clean energy and deepen its use in Lagos.

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According to him, about 213 schools in the state are currently benefitting from solar energy, while the administration is making spirited efforts to bring in more schools into the mix.

The commissioner also expressed the desire of the current administration to create enabling environment for oil companies in the state in line with its campaign for ease of doing business

Speaking, Managing Director of Enyo Retail and Supply, Abayomi Awobokun, expressed his company’s desire to add value to the nation’s downstream sector through service delivery and investment therein.

He said the outgoing year was an encouraging one for his company, adding that Enyo would strive to perform better in 2020.