Sanwo-Olu Issues Order On Traffic Gridlock

In News 2019-11-27 09:01:12
Sanwo-Olu Issues Order On Traffic Gridlock
Sanwo-Olu Issues Order On Traffic Gridlock

By Maureen Ogolor 


In other further ease traffic gridlocks in Lagos State, Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu says Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO) have been ordered to restrict their activities to off-peak hours.


Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known while briefing newsmen after the State security meeting at the Lagos House, Alausa.


He also warned drivers of articulated vehicles who often park on and under the bridges and under power lines to desist from the dangerous act.


Sanwo-Olu also reiterated that the executive order on driving against traffic sill stands. Governor Sanwo-Olu announced that all security operatives have been ordered to arrest offenders, and also implement the restriction of motorcycles on some roads in the Lagos metropolis. 


Meanwhile, the Lagos State Government says it is making plans to grant amnesty to repentant criminals and to reform those with criminal inclinations.


The Governor also warned pipeline vandals and criminals hanging around the Atlas Cove and Tarkwa Bay to stop their nefarious activities or get out of the State


Governor Sanwo-Olu who revealed that maintenance of peace and security, particularly as the year draws to a close, was discussed extensively, said residents should desist from locking up their street gates as such an act often impede security operatives. He added that if for any reason a gate must be shut, it should be manned by persons who can open them during emergencies.