Sanwo-Olu Orders Arrest Of Vehicle Owners In Lagos – [See Those Affected]

Sanwo-Olu Orders Arrest Of Vehicle Owners In Lagos – [See Those Affected]

Sanwo-Olu Orders Arrest Of Vehicle Owners In Lagos – [See Those Affected]

Lagos State Government led by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has issued a directive for the arrest of some vehicle owners over violation of the state’s Transport Sector Reform Law of 2018.

Speaking with newsmen on Sunday, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Abdulhafiz Toriola, said a directive has been issued for the arrest of motorists with defective vehicle registration number plates and those without any number fixed on their vehicles.

He lamented that the wrongful use of number plates has become rampant in the state.

Toriola said law enforcement agencies have been given an order to make arrestss of anyone who fails to do the right thing.

Citing Section 16 of the Lagos State Transport Sector Reform Law of 2018, he stated that a vehicle without a number can be used to commit crimes that may never be tracked.

He said: “The purpose of using number plate is for proper identification and security as it is personalised for each vehicle.

“The law enforcement agencies have been mandated to apprehend defaulters. I urge vehicle owners to comply with the State Government to strengthen the security architecture already put in place.”

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