The federal government has released the names of presidential task team that will enforce law and order in Apapa area of Lagos state.
This was disclosed in a series of tweets by the presidency on Sunday, May 26.
According to the tweets, Comrade Kayode Opeifa, has been appointed as task team leader:
"The Task Team Enforcement Team will ensure all stationary, immovable, accidented, incidented or wrongfully parked trucks are removed on all port access roads with effect from Sunday, May 26, to a designated LASTMA @followlastma impound yard.
"Penalty fines, fees and charges to be imposed before release as per applicable Lagos State Laws after undertaking by Truck and consignment owner, RWC of truck and a presidential consent.
"Sided, Reefer, Silos, Arewa, Dangote, BUA, FMNL, Honeywell, Fish and Flat bed trucks approaching Port gate are to be given Priority Access based on their individual Port Terminal program, capacity and common access traffic management system," the presidency said.
i. Task team leader:
Comrade Kayode Opeifa
ii. All enforcement lead:
Commissioner of police, Hakeem Odumosu
iii. Police team lead:
AC Bayo Suleiman
iv. Traffic management lead:
AD Bolaji Oreagba
v. Traffic safety lead:
Sector commander Higinus Omeje
Recall that Legit.ng reported that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within 2 weeks.
The directive mandated the immediate removal of all trucks from the bridges and roads within Apapa and all adjoining streets leading into the Apapa axis.
It stated that to facilitate the assignment, operators of trucks and tankers have also been directed to vacate the Port access roads within the next 72 hours.
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