The Lagos Bus Services Limited started its operations in May 1, 2019 to compliment the already existing Lagos BRT service.
This was disclosed by the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the LBSL, Mr. Idowu Oguntona, in Lagos on Thursday.
The LBSL boss said that the firm plans to reduce the waiting time of commuters at bus stops by doubling its fleet.
“We currently have about 250 buses that we deploy on a day to day basis to move Lagosians from one part of the city to another.
“In a bid to provide smart and sustainable transport system, we are ensuring that our services are reliable, comfortable and efficient.
“When we started on May 1, 2019, on the average, we commuted about 15,000 residents daily from one point to another. Then, we began to move about 80,000 Lagosians on a daily basis.
“Since the commencement of operations till date, we have moved about 9 million Lagosians,”
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The LBSL boss says the firm is ready to take up any route that is assigned by Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA).
LBSL plans to double its fleets from the current 250 buses to enable it achieve its strategic goals.
“Constantly, we are evolving, to ensure that we provide a smart and sustainable transport system.
“We are building a systematic plan to ensure that we constantly inject additional buses.
“Our strategic goal is to ensure that in the next five years, we would have doubled our fleet size at the minimum.
“So, we will continue to inject buses on an annual basis so that we will be able to achieve our strategic goals.”
The Lagos Bus Services Limited (LBSL) is currently operating on about 20 routes across Lagos state.
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