This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Adebayo Taofiq, Head, Public Affairs, Lagos State Environmental Task Force and made available to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos.
The statement warned that anyone caught using fake number plates would be arrested and charged to court.
“Investigations revealed that most of these council chiefs and their relations have special fake vehicles number plates being used to commit environmental and other crimes in the state.
“The government urged traditional rulers to check the excesses of their chiefs and relations within their domains by ensuring that all their vehicles with special traditional number plates are registered,’’ the statement added.
Meanwhile, the task force on environmental sanitation on Sunday arrested 85 people across the state.
It said that 285 suspected miscreants were also arrested in different parts of the state, adding that 295 motorcycles were impounded in the last 30 days by the task force. (NAN)Last modified on Monday, 01 August 2016