Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday directed the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ajani Owoseni, to unlock intractable gridlocks, which he said, had paralysed businesses and deteriorated insecurity in Apapa within 48 hours.
Also, the governor also directed the police commissioner to ensure total enforcement of Lagos Road Traffic Law, 2014 without fear and favour as a measure to restore order to Apapa, which hosts the country’s most strategic seaports.
He gave the directives in a phone call, which a government source said the governor made after reading a report on the flagrant breach of public order in Apapa Central Business District due to the activities of tanker drivers.
During the phone conversation, the governor expressed serious worry and concern, lamenting that gridlock that returned to Apapa despite that a special taskforce created for the purpose of ensuring traffic flow in the district. Read more
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