Osun State Government is to provide a free train service for its people during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, according to the Commissioner for Commerce and Cooperatives, Mr. Ismail Alagbada.
He said in a statement on Monday in Osogbo that the free service would be offered between Wednesday and October 28.
Alagbada said the train would by 9a.m convey people from Lagos to Osogbo on Wednesday and Thursday, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
The return journey to Lagos would start by 10a.m on October 27 and October 28, the commissioner added.
According to him, the gesture is aimed at facilitating stress-free homecoming for the people during the Muslim festival.
The state government had made similar arrangements for people of the state in 2011.