[NEWS] GOVERNOR AMBODE EXTENDS OPERATION CONERNING APAPA GRIDLOCK TO 48 HOURS

THE LAGOS STATE GOVERNOR, AKINWUNMI AMBODE, HAS EXTEND THE OPERATION OF THE JOINT TASK FORCE SET UP BY THE STATE GOVERNMENT TO REMOVE ALL CONTAINERISED TRUCKS AND TANKERS PARKED ALONG THE OSHODI-APAPA EXPRESSWAY.

 

SPEAKING WITH REPORTERS AFTER INSPECTING THE PROGRESS OF THE OPERATION IN COMPANY OF THE HEADS OF SECURITY AGENCIES AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS, THE STATE COMMISSIONER FOR TRANSPORTATION LADI LAWANSON, SAID IT WAS GRATIFYING TO REPORT THAT THE TASK FORCE WAS ABLE TO FREE THE ROAD FROM TOYOTA TO MILE 2 IN A RIGOROUS OPERATION WHICH LASTED FOR 72 HOURS BETWEEN FRIDAY AND SUNDAY.

 

HE SAID TO BUILD ON THE GAINS SO FAR RECORDED AMBODE HAD ALREADY EXTENDED THE OPERATION OF THE TASK FORCE FOR ANOTHER 48 HOURS, WHILE HE WILL ALSO HOST A MEETING INVOLVING ALL STAKEHOLDERS IN ALAUSA TODAY TO COME UP WITH LASTING SOLUTION TO THE MENACE.

 

HE SAID THE STATE GOVERNMENT HAS ALSO RESOLVED TO SET UP A MOBILE COURT WITHIN THE AXIS TO SUMMARILY DEAL WITH RECALCITRANT DRIVERS OF ARTICULATED VEHICLES WHO MAY WANT TO DRAW BACK THE RECENT GAINS RECORDED.