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LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION
PRESS RELEASE  

As part of the efforts geared toward transforming Lagos into Africa model mega city that is safe, secured and functional by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Administration, the Vehicle Inspection Services (VIS) has been empowered with  (20) twenty power bikes, twenty five (25) pick up vans and 11 Saloon Cars  for its operations in the State.

3RD LEFT, The Sector Commander FRSC, Mr. Hyginus Omeje, The Ag. HC (T) Prince Olanrewaju Elegushi, d PS, MOT, Engr. Ajibade Bade – Adebowale & d DVIS, Engr. Gbolahan Toriola at the Commissioning of vehicles & Power bikes.

Making the presentation at the VIS yard, Ojodu Berger, Lagos, the Acting Commissioner for Transportation, Prince Olanrewaju Elegushi said the gesture was designed to strengthen existing ones through provision of institutional support for optimal service delivery.

Elegushi noted that the present administration has continued to provide working equipment to compliment road infrastructure renewal in the State to mitigate various challenges facing transportation sector in Lagos.
The Commissioner expresses confidence that those operational vehicles and power bikes would go a long way to enhance the performance of VIS while also promoting safety and security of motorists and commuters alike.
Elegushi enjoined VIS personnel to make good use of the vehicles and the power bikes in order to reciprocate State Government gesture and investment in Transportation Sector of the State.
The Acting Honourable Commissioner Testing the newly commissioned equipment.
Part of the event activities was the inspection of the newly built Ojodu Computerized Vehicle Inspection Centre which also afforded the Commissioner the opportunity to conduct an inspection of the centre.
At the centre, officers of the Vehicle Inspection Services demonstrated the procedures of inspections and checks a vehicle would go through before being certified and fit to obtain a Road Worthiness Certificate (RWC).   
Elegushi disclosed that the State Government intend to have the computerized vehicle inspection centres scattered all over the State, adding that in the next six (6) months, ten (10) of such centers would be ready with additional ones to be put in place in all the Local Governments of the State.  
The Honourable Commissioner about to test-drive one of the commissioned cars.
In his response, the Director Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS) Engr. Abdulhafiz Toriola urged all motorists to make it a point of duty to maintain their vehicles at all times in order to reduce carnages on the roads.
Toriola disclosed that the State Government has spent a lot of resources to put the Test Centres in place in compliance with global standards.
Bolanle Ogunlola
Chief, Public Affairs Officer
16th February, 2017  
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