LASTMA impounds 78 trucks 


CITIZENS COMPASS —Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) in an early morning on Sunday, December 17, 2023, impounded 78 containerised trucks in the Apapa area of the State. 

The Agency in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Adebayo Taofiq, on Sunday, said the trucks were illegally parked on top of high bridge by Lilly Pond inward Apapa and Sifax axis of Ijora (Olopa).

He said the enforcement operations was led by the General Manager, Mr. Bakare Oki Olalekan in conjunction with relevant security agencies to ensure smooth/seamless traffic for Lagosians during this festive seasons and beyond, impounded another 78 illegally parked containerised trucks on top High Bridge by Lilly Pond inward Apapa and Sifax axis of Ijora (Olopa).

Adebayo said that  the early Sunday morning enforcement operations lasted between 12 am to 7 am.

The statement reads. “According to Mr. Bakare Oki (G.M LASTMA) the enforcement operations will be continuous with zero tolerance to indiscriminate parking  and impediments in the axis..

“He, however, called on motorists to take possession of the road and not hesitate to inform LASTMA of any broken down or abandoned trailer/truck via the Agency hotlines 08100565860,08129928490, 08129928515 & 08129928593.”


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