Ministry impounds 22 vehicles for traffic offences in Lagos

In a broader initiative to ensure compliance with traffic rules and regulations, the Traffic Monitoring and Investigation Unit (TMI) of the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation has embarked on an enforcement drive, leading to the apprehension of 22 vehicles for various traffic offences.

In a statement on Sunday, the offences committed include illegal conversion of laybys and walkways into motor parks, unauthorised stopping on highways, indiscriminate parking, and the use of lay-bys and walkways as showrooms by car dealers, among other violations.

The enforcement drive, which took place in the Ikeja, Ogba, Billings Way and Berger areas of the state, is targeted towards improved traffic management and road safety.

In a reaction to the development, the Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Oluwaseun Osiyemi, explained that the Traffic Monitoring and Investigation Unit (TMI) of the ministry will continue to monitor and apprehend violators daily to maintain the free flow of traffic and safeguard motorists.

He reiterated that the enforcement operations will target both commercial and private vehicles that violate the Lagos State Transport Sector Reform Law 2018.

The commissioner further commended the state task force for the feat recorded in the enforcement of illegal activities by transport operators.

He encouraged compliance by residents to avoid penalties, urging them to also contribute to a safer, more orderly traffic system.

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