Lagos launches committee to improve port access roads

Lagos launches committee to improve port access roads

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has launched the Lagos State Trucking and Cargo Operations to normalize access roads to the port.

The inauguration ceremony was presided over by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport, Mr Tiamiyu Oluwatosin, who called on the committee to strictly adhere to the operational guidelines of the state government and the Ministry of Transport.

“The government felt it was time to resolve the crisis and move the industry forward. There have been incidents of extortion and hoodlums harassing truck drivers on the roads. We want to talk to them and establish a proper way to do things.”

He added that the committee was formed to solve the problems of truck drivers in the state and the success of the committee depends on the cooperation of the association members.

He called on the newly formed committee to discharge its mandate with civility to overcome the lingering crisis in the sector.

“The state government and the Department of Transportation will provide the necessary support to accomplish this mission.”

The Chairman of the newly inaugurated committee, Alhaji Lukman Shittu, commended the Lagos State Government and the Ministry of Transport for the composition of the committee.

Commissioner Remi Ogungbemi, the sponsor of the committee, said elders of the trucking sector of the shipping industry were very excited to witness the historic event, considered the best of its kind. Ta.

He encouraged all truck drivers to comply with traffic rules and regulations guiding the movement of trucks to ports and provide appropriate support. This is the only way to make the working environment safer and more comfortable.

“We would like to take this opportunity to urge all truck drivers, regardless of their individual affiliates, to see this inauguration as a victory for all of us and that today’s opportunity is free from rancor and bitterness. I beg you to become a bond of unity that has been excluded.”


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