- Lagos state government plans to restrict movement of trucks during daytime
- The government believes this will go a long way in easing the traffic situation of the state
- Meanwhile, Sanwo-Olu says the state will soon come up with comprehensive plan and decisions on traffic management
The Lagos state government has commenced plans to restrict movement of heavy duty trucks during the day.
According to the government, this will help in easing traffic on the roads.
This was disclosed by Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu when he was paid a courtesy visit by a team from the Nigerian Breweries Plc.
According to him, his administration would soon come up with comprehensive plan and decisions on traffic management in the state so as resolve the unending gridlock.
”The things that don’t need to move during the daytime, we can restrict them to night movement, so that they can free up traffic all around the places,” the governor said.
Meanwhile, recall that Legit.ng had reported that two days after he assumed office as Lagos state commissioner of police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, declared a state of emergency on traffic management and control in the state.
Legit.ng reported that the new commissioner of police consequently ordered the immediate deployment of additional one thousand police officers to traffic duties.
He took the decision during an emergency meeting he summoned in the command headquarters on Wednesday, November 20, to review the current traffic situation in the state.
According to the statement issued by the state police public relations officer, DSP Bala Elkana, on Thursday, November 21, indicated that the deputy commissioners of police department of finance and administration, department of operations, criminal investigation department and rapid response squad.
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