LASTMALagos State Traffic Management Authority (Nigeria)
LASTMALagos State Transport Monitoring Agency (Nigeria)
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He described the late LASTMA officer as highly active, diligent to duty and resourceful.
The Special Team, according to him, consists of the Police, LASTMA, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), and men from different military formations with the purpose of maintaining physical presence and ensuring compliance at the identified traffic trouble spots.
However, LASTMA said the move will lead to cartelisation and impact power projects.
The appeal court held that imposition of penalties by the LASTMA ultra vires its power, especially where no platform was established to observe the principles of natural justice.
The current administration, however, promised to reduce the problem to the minimum and the promised revolution to tackle it led to LASTMA, on June 17, announcing new penalties for traffic offences, ranging from N5,000 fine to N50,000 fine and jail terms to forfeiture of vehicles.
I mean just picture the fact that it took a while when some roads in Victoria Island were made one-way traffic for people to understand, and part of this is that we are not just going to leave the people; there would be massive engagement and we would also work with LASTMA (Lagos State Traffic Management Authority) and other agencies as well as put in place enough of road furniture that would tell you where to turn and the areas you cannot enter.
'On ground will be officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA), Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), on the Lagos State side, while the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) will be on ground on the Federal Government side.
All LASTMA officials will immediately begin work on a shift basis in which road and traffic management operations will endure till eleven o'clock (11.00mp.m.) on a daily basis.
In an aggressive drive to sanitise traffic in Lagos, Governor Sanwo-Olu recently paid an official visit to the headquarters of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) in Oshodi where he boosted the morale of the traffic officers.
It took the intervention of officers from the police force, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) and the Lagos State Transport Management Authority (LASTMA) to ease the traffic.
The governor has boosted the morale of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officials by increasing their monthly allowance by 100 per cent with a promise to revamp all their moribund infrastructure as well as procurement of new equipment for better efficiency.
It will also be recalled that when he visited the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) recently, Governor Sanwo-Olu made some promises and declarations.