Veteran Nigerian filmmaker, Tunde Kelani, has slammed the Nigerian Railway Company over its poor service right this moment, particularly because the nation marks its 61st independence anniversary.
Kelani through his Instagram web page lamented the negligence of the employees of the NRC on the Yaba Station. He claimed that even though right this moment is a public vacation and the Yaba station must have envisaged a excessive quantity of consumers, the officers of the NRC didn’t resume work until about 6:45 am.
In a prolonged publish through his web page, the legendary filmmaker wrote, “Nigerian Railway Company will get it improper. The NRC working the brand new SGR might have been extra environment friendly this morning on the Yaba terminal with advance planning. On a Nationwide vacation, October 1, the excessive turnout of passengers might have been anticipated and an acceptable operational plan put in place.
“At 6 am, when lengthy queues have been fashioned, no workers of NRC has arrived! The doorways of the ticketing workplace remained shut. Extra passengers have been arriving at 6:45 when the door was lastly thrown open with NRC workers struggling to handle the following chaos. ‘Abeokuta this manner’, ‘Ibadan that manner solely resulted in a stampede to get to the entrance of the road. Contained in the ticket workplace, there was extra confusion – ‘Abeokuta commonplace that line, Abeokuta enterprise class this line – Ibadan enterprise class is one other line and Ibadan commonplace class is the opposite line. Discovering out too late, stories, no first-class service on this practice.
“One other queue has developed to get to the cubicle. No POS cost, you need to present money, counted one after the other, by the ticket salesperson. A dozen biro or ballpoints scribbling on tiny tickets with proof of id and so on.
“Frankly, I believe China’s CCECC has delivered or will ship when the venture is full and handed over. However is NRC is prepared? The brand new system can’t be allowed to run as an extension of the outdated NRC. Ought to China take over the business administration or ought to it’s contracted to Nigerian corporations who can ship environment friendly and pleasurable service? This morning, the EBJ/Yaba terminal of Mobolaji Johnson Station was no higher than the Oshodi or any of our township motor parks. SHAME!”