The State Government has again reminded Lagosians of the existence of the 2012 State Road Traffic Law and reiterated its determination to enforce its provisions.

Making the reminder today was Prince Olanrewaju Elegushi, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation while addressing news men in his   office today during a press briefing.

He stated that the briefing became necessary as the Ministry, over time, has observed with dismay that the provisions of the Lagos State Road Traffic Law 2012 has been and is being flagrantly disobeyed with impunity by all and sundry noting that it has become common place for all categories of road users   motorists who were prohibited from plying some restricted routes to do so with impunity. He then reminded the citizenry of the potency of the provisions of the law and the state government’s determination to enforce its provisions.

The Special Adviser told the gathering that the state government, after consultations and obtaining the buy-in of the heads of   military formations in the State, the Police and heads of tertiary institutions in the state, has restricted the operations of all shuttle service vehicles to the various military formations and higher institutions for which their services were approved. Prince Elegushi, with who were representatives of the various military cantonments in the State, the Police and heads of tertiary institutions in the state also announced the government’s decision to enforce the restriction of commercial motorcycle tricycle operators in conformity with the state traffic laws and the operation of commercial vehicle operators under the aegis of the state’s extant laws.

Public Affairs Unit

Ministry of Transportation Lagos state

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