By Nurudeen Adebayo
Agboyi-Ketu Local Council Development Area (LCDA) has initiated the disbursement of credited cowry card to its people to ease the huge cost of transportation.
The council chairman, Hon. Dele Oshinowo had a meeting with representatives of Touch and Pay Technologies, a fintech company in charge of cowry cards.
The meeting, as gathered, was to partner with the company to produce the cards for the local council.
Speaking, the council boss said: “The meeting was designed to address the huge cost of transportation being faced by residents in commuting from one location to another.
“In view of this, we are glad to announce that our administration will commence in earnest the distribution of credited Lagos BRT Cowry Cards to residents of our beloved LCDA.
“The cowry card is an e-ticketing system that can be used on any Lagos State Government regulated bus .
“As expected and in line with the genuine mantra of our administration, the beneficiaries of this intervention will be the needy individuals.
“While our ultimate goal is to expand the alleviation net to capture thousands of our residents, the first phase of the distribution will cover three hundred individuals.”
Meanwhile, Oshinowo assured the residents that his administration is ready to roll out more impactful programmes that will put smiles on the faces of the residents during this trying period to rebuild the nation.