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LASTMA partners stakeholders to end gridlock in Lagos

By Kingsley Jeremiah   |   14 December 2015   |   1:48 am  
Lagos, Nigeria. Image source superhotmobile

Lagos, Nigeria. Image source superhotmobile

A FRESH move by the Lagos State Traffic management Authority (LASTMA), in collaboration with key stakeholders in the state may reduce the persistent traffic gridlock affecting economic and other activities in the state particularly in Ikorodu neighbourhood of the state

The collaboration is expected to bringing together LASTMA, traditional and religious leaders, leadership of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Road Transport Employers association (RETEAN), Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS), LAGBUS, Cab operators, LASTMA’s Traffic Mayors and Nigeria Police as a method of getting public support to achieve free flow of traffic in Lagos state.

The General Manager of LASTMA, Bashir Braimah said the large turnout of stakeholders at the meeting was a sign that the current traffic jam bedevilling the state, particularly in Ikorodu was surmountable.



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