Reactions have trailed the decision of the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to cushion the effects of Naira scarcity by providing a charge free, Points of Sale (POS) for residents in the state.
It was reports that the governor made the provision following nationwide tension caused by the debacle of currency exchange by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),
The governor had in a statement on Wednesday directed 50 per cent fare reduction in all State-owned transportation services, effective Thursday.
Following the controversy over the CBN currency exchange deadline, Sanwo-Olu said, has had dislocation effect on Lagosians, limiting their access to cash for daily transactions and making their means of sustenance difficult.
This has garnered a lot of reactions from Nigerians on social media.
How Nigerians Reacted
Preciousismarketing wrote: ‘they have created the problems then improvise a solution just to make them look good.., don’t buy it, Nigerians. It’s a trap!’
taiyebold wrote: ‘APC dishing solutions to problems created by APC. Ourmumu never do.’
Perpetual wrote: ‘brilliant idea.’
Chuneworld wrote: ‘na the keke way them go use buy vote Election Day be this, this one na just test run.’
Zinnyoluwa wrote:’so where are his pos agent getting their own cash. Direct citizens and stop this nonsense.’
Jmlife wrote: ‘it’s free until Alaye start collecting 100naira to queue.’
Official_tomilola wrote: ‘I just love Lagos.’
aiijjay wrote: ‘He’s so desperate.’
woke class wrote: ‘this should be illegal.’
Pappykaybee wrote: ‘This is very nice but we go still serve una breakfast.’