CITIZENS COMPASS —The Lagos State Government on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, ordered all illegally parked trailers and tankers along Cele expressway inward Tin Can Port axis to immediately vacate the corridor to allow an unimpeded flow of traffic.
The state government said this is a decisive move to tackle congestion and alleviate challenges faced by motoring public.
According to a statement signed by Sola Giwa, Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Transportation and made available to newsmen by spokesperson, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Adebayo Taofik, “Lagos State Government has ordered that the Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Hon. Sola Giwa today disclosed that the order underscores the commitment of the State Government in ensuring smooth vehicular movement and minimizing disruptions caused by the persistent presence of these illegally parked heavy duty vehicles in the specified location.
“Hon. Sola Giwa disclosed further that the order is also aimed to enhance the overall mobility experience for residents and commuters within the affected areas.
“While prioritizing the safety and well-being of the general public, the Government emphasizes the importance of a seamless and unobstructed road network, urging tanker and trailer drivers to comply with the above directives or be sanctioned in line with the Lagos State Transport Sector Reform Laws 2018.”