Lagos Task Force Impounds 410 Motorcycles In One week




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A 410 motorcycles have been impounded by The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) for plying prohibited routes in the state within one week.

The Chairman the task force, CSP Shola Jejeloye, confirmed the arrest in a statement issued by the Head of the Public Affairs Unit of the agency, Mr Femi Moliki, on Thursday.

JeJeloye said that the agency resolved not to rest on its oars until the penchant for disregard traffic rules and regulations by motorcyclists reduced drastically in the metropolis.

He said that 300 motorcycles were impounded on prohibited routes from Sept. 13 to Sept. 17, while 110 were seized on Wednesday.

The chairman said that officials the agency carried out the enforcement at Isolo, Ojodu–Berger, Ojota, Lagos Island. Surulere and second rainbow.

JeJeloye said that the continuous violation traffic rules by motorcyclists in Lagos worrisome.

He Lagos residents to desist from patronising motorcyclists plying highways, maintaining that “it’s better to be safe than sorry”.

The chairman said that the traffic laws were made in the best interest the general public.

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(NAN)