FG Lists Transport Companies Offering 50% Off for Christmas and New Year Travels

Festive Cheer for Travel Enthusiasts in Nigeria! Are you gearing up for a festive adventure this Christmas and New Year? Brace yourselves for the most exciting news! The Federal Government of Nigeria (FG) has just announced a generous gift for travelers; a list of transport companies providing an incredible 50% discount on fares during the holiday season.

FG Lists Transport Companies Offering 50% Off for Christmas and New Year Travels

As we eagerly anticipate the holiday festivities, the Federal Government’s initiative to provide substantial discounts on inter-state travel serves as a beacon of joy for millions of Nigerians. With the partnership of esteemed transport companies and an extensive list of covered routes, this season promises not only memorable journeys but also significant savings for travelers across Nigeria.

Presidential Update on Travel Benefits

In an announcement on December 20, President Bola Tinubu-led federal government revealed its plan to ease the financial burden of inter-state travel, offering a 50% cost reduction for passengers during the joyous Christmas and New Year period.

This initiative, aimed at promoting accessibility and celebration, was shared with the public by Bayo Onanuga, the President’s Special Adviser on Information and Strategy, through a tweet.

Partnering with Prominent Transport Companies

As the excitement unfolds, the presidential aide, on the morning of December 21, shared an update on the esteemed transport companies collaborating with the government to make this festive season even more special. The government’s initiative is expected to benefit approximately five million Nigerian travelers between December 21 and January 4.

The list of privileged transport companies includes:

  1. God is Good (GIG)
  2. Chisco Transport
  3. Young Shall Grow
  4. God Bless Ezenwata
  5. Area Motor

In addition to the incredible discounts offered by these renowned transport companies, the Federal Government has also disclosed a list of 28 routes where travelers can revel in a 50% reduction in fares. These carefully selected routes promise not only savings but also an enjoyable travel experience throughout the Yuletide period. These routes include:

  • Lagos to Northern Bliss
  • Lagos to Kano
  • Lagos to Abuja
  • Exploring the Eastern Charm
  • Lagos to Kaduna-Zaria
  • Lagos to Jos
  • Lagos to Enugu
  • Lagos to Onitsha
  • Lagos to Owerri
  • Lagos to Aba
  • Lagos to Abakaliki
  • Lagos to Nsukka
  • Lagos to Uyo
  • Lagos to Port Harcourt

Extensive Coverage for Travelers

For those traversing the routes of Onitsha to Kano and Onitsha to Lagos, as well as journeys to Jos, Abuja, Sokoto, Gombe, and Zakibiam, the government’s generosity extends its reach. Other routes include:

  • Port Harcourt to Owerri-Abba-Kano
  • Abba to Owerri-Abuja
  • Abba to Lagos
  • Abuja to Sokoto
  • Abuja to Lagos
  • Abuja to Onitsha
  • Owerri-Port Harcourt
  • Abuja to Enugu/Abakaliki
  • Abuja to Gombe
  • Abuja to Kano


The FG’s commitment to facilitating affordable travel for about five million Nigerians during the festive season is truly commendable. The strategic collaboration with reputable transport companies and the careful selection of routes demonstrate a thoughtful approach to ensuring widespread access to these unprecedented discounts.



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