Nigeria’s Megacity to Scrap Popular Yellow Minibuses - Newsweek

Nigeria’s Megacity to Scrap Popular Yellow Minibuses  NewsweekThe governor of Nigerian megacity Lagos has announced a plan which could make him very unpopular with some of his citizens. Akinwunmi Ambode, the governor of Lagos state...

Nigeria’s Megacity to Scrap Popular Yellow Minibuses - Newsweek
Nigeria’s Megacity to Scrap Popular Yellow Minibuses  Newsweek

The governor of Nigerian megacity Lagos has announced a plan which could make him very unpopular with some of his citizens. Akinwunmi Ambode, the governor of Lagos state which includes the eponymous city, said at a workers’ rally Monday that he intends to phase out the city’s yellow commercial buses, known as danfo, and replace them with new and improved air-conditioned buses, Nigeria’s Premium Times reported. Public transportation is no mean feat in Lagos. The economic hub is thought to have a population of some 21 million people, which would make it Africa’s most populous city. The port c...