The Lagos State Authorities has banned vehicles and trailers from plying roads within the State throughout day time.
The state Commissioner for Transportation, Frederic Oladeinde, made this identified throughout a gathering with stakeholders in Ikeja on Wednesday.
Oladeinde introduced that vehicles and trailers at the moment are restricted to nighttime operations on devoted routes between the hours of 9pm to 6am day by day so as to avert rising bloodbath on roads throughout daytime.
He mentioned the transfer was obligatory because the Apapa space of the state has been rendered much less worthwhile for traders as a result of gridlock and actions of truck drivers alongside the axis.
“This transfer was taken for the betterment of all Lagosians and likewise to keep away from the rising variety of deaths brought on by the truck drivers within the state each day.
“We additionally enchantment to Stakeholders to cooperate with the State Authorities to treatment the scenario,” he mentioned.
Additionally talking, the Particular Adviser to the state Governor on Transportation, Oluwatoyin Fayinka, declared that none compliance from truck drivers could be met with stiff penalties on defaulters.
Fayinka suggested the truck homeowners to make the most of the grace interval to get their act collectively and conform with the directives issued out.
“We urge operators to safe parks outdoors Apapa to curtail the gridlock.
“We additionally advise truck operators to work along with the State Car Inspection Providers, and the Federal Highway Security Corps (FRSC) and guarantee their automobiles are at all times match to ply the roads,” Fayinka mentioned.