November 30, 2022

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LAGOS STATE TASKFORCE CARRIES OUT ANTI ONE-WAY, OKADA OPERATION, STREET TRADING CAMPAIGN EXERCISE IN LAGOS.

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The Lagos State Taskforce today carried out a sensitization/campaign exercise to enlighten and educate members of the public on the dangers of driving against traffic (one-way), okada operation on restricted routes, street trading and other environmental vices which are not in tandem with global practices.
The programme which was anchored by the Chairman of the Agency, CSP Shola Jejeloye who was represented by Superintendent of Police, Barbara Okhakhu enlightened commercial drivers and traders who were present at the various venues on the need to adhere to traffic rules and also proper environmental hygiene in order to keep their surrounding healthy, serene and habitable in line with with the THEMES Agenda of the State Government.
“Driving on one way is dangerous and suicidal. That is our message to you all here and we hope that everyone here have seen the repercautions of driving against traffic which is forfeiture of the vehicle to the State Government. Riding okada and street trafing is also prohibited and we have said it times without number that anyone caught, both the street trader, rider and passenger will be held liable prosecuted.
The Chairman also addressed traders, bus drivers and private motorists at Iyana-Ipaja on the dangers inherent in violating traffic rules. He appealed to them to be more patient and considerate when driving.
He spoke to artisans and traders at Abule Egba and appealed to them to desist from displaying their wares by the road side or on walkways which posses as a bottle neck to the free flow of traffic on Lagos Roads.
He assured them that adequate provisions have been made by the State Government to accomadate traders in various markets across the State in order to achieve the Mega City statu.
The Chairman assured that this exercise would be continous and spread across other parts of the State in order to make sure that the message is passed and understood by all.
The exercise which was the second in the series of the Agency’s sensitization and campaign for best practices was attend by the Senior Management Staff of the Agency, Senior Managers of Parks and Garages, Iyalojas and drivers and other well meaning Lagosians drawn from both piblic and private sectors who we helped in spreading the message across to the general public.

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