POLICE BEGINS ENFORCEMENT OF TRAFFIC LAW ON FRIDAY

 
 
Bent on enforcing the
Lagos State Road Traffic Law as well as preventing crime committed with
the use of motor cycles in the metropolis, the Lagos State Police
Command in collaboration with other security agencies would on this
Friday begin a clamp down on motor cyclists plying prohibited routes.
This
was the resolution of a meeting held today at the office of the Lagos
State Commissioner of Police Mr. Fatai Owoseni and attended by
representatives of other security and transport related agencies in the
state.
The
meeting which was chaired by Mr. Owoseni had in attendance
representatives of the Commissioner of Transportation; Army; Navy;
Commander of Civil Defence; Commander RRS; Chairman, Taskforce;
Commander, KAI; Commander, Op Mesa; General Manager, LASTMA and among
others.
Mr.
Owoseni noted that the command had observed an increase in the trend of
crime perpetrated by motorcyclists in the metropolis, particularly in
prohibited routes, hence the need to re-jig the enforcement of the law
banning motorcycles on restricted routes in the State.
He
ordered a complete clamp down on recalcitrant motor cyclists plying
Alausa, Ikeja, Victoria Island and Ikoyi starting from Friday, 27th
December 2017, adding that the move would help provide security of lives
and property.
He stated that all motor cycles impounded and erring motor cyclist arrested are to be prosecuted.
He advised motorcyclists to avoid prohibited routes.
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