Sallah: Sanwo-Olu assures motorists of efficient traffic management

Lagos State Governor, Mr.Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured residents comprehensive motorists traffic management across the state following anticipated surge in social activities and vehicular traffic during the festive season and ongoing construction projects in the state.

It also pledged to deploy additional personnel and resources to ensure smooth traffic operations before, during, and after the upcoming Eid-El-Kabir celebration.

Speaking on behalf of the Governor, the Special Adviser (SA) to the Governor on Transportation, Sola Giwa, made this announcement weekend at the LASTMA Headquarters.

He also extended his best wishes to all Muslim brothers and sisters celebrating Eid-El Kabir.

He noted that all operational heads, including the newly restructured Agency’s District Comptrollers, Commanders and Zonal Heads will be active on duty to ensure efficient traffic management throughout the festive period.

He emphasized that the Agency’s Provost, Monitoring, and Surveillance Units will closely oversee operations, ensuring that all LASTMA officers on duty exhibit civility and the highest level of professionalism.

“I extend my heartfelt congratulations to all Lagosians on the occasion of Eid-El Kabir and assure all road users, particularly motorists, that LASTMA personnel will be stationed at strategic locations to effectively monitor vehicular movements across the State,”

“For any traffic complaints, comments, or commendations regarding the conduct of LASTMA personnel, the public, especially motorists, are encouraged to contact the Agency for information “

“All motorists must adhere to traffic regulations, drive within speed limits, avoid reckless driving and perform regular maintenance on their vehicles to prevent accidents,” Giwa stated

He added that LASTMA officers will be present at major road intersections and will conduct regular patrols, especially at notorious traffic flashpoints.

He, however, urged both commercial and private vehicle owners, as well as other road users, to strictly comply with traffic rules and regulations, warning that any traffic violations or disobedience to traffic managers’ directives will result in serious sanctions as stipulated in the Lagos State Transport Sector Reform Law 2018, as amended.