Lagos cautions military against employing BRT path

October 14, 2015 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ NEWS and Gossip


Lagos State Government has exhorted security staff to consent to the state movement law and cease from handling the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) passageway at the Ikorodu street pivot.

The General Manager of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr. Bashir Braimah gave the notice on the background of a joint requirement against BRT infringement did by the military police and the police yesterday.

Tending to writers, Braimah criticized the rate at which military work force spurn the BRT law with exemption, noticing that the 15 vehicles found employing the BRT hall amid the activity were either determined by the military or with military gear holding tight them.

He asked why military staff, who ought to be the activity’s overseer law were conflicting with it.

Braimah advised them that the law is no respecter of persons, focusing on that the street activity law must be obeyed to guarantee security of lives and property.

He said some military staff tossed alert and fairness to the wind when they slid intensely on a LASTMA official, Peter Owolabi, for setting out to take the photos of their dark Honda Accord auto with enlistment number CP 839 YAB which disregarded the BRT passage at Obanikoro Bus Stop on Ikorodu Road.

“It’s qualified to note that LASTMA authorities are just enabled by the law to guarantee organization, rational soundness and security to Lagos streets”.

“The assault was an unmistakable instance of what LASTMA faculty as a rule experience in the hands of some uniform work force during a period that the state government is attempting to restore efficiency on state streets. It has turned into a propensity for a military’s percentage work force driving business transports in uniform to spurn the state movement law and team up or urge business drivers to damage activity law on Lagos streets”, Braimah said.