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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

GOV Ambode Permanently Bans VIOs From Lagos Roads



The Lagos State Governor , Akinwunmi Ambode , on Tuesday said Vehicles Inspection Officers had been permanently banned from all Lagos roads .



The governor also asked the Federal Road Safety Corps to restrict the operations of its men to highways and stay off state roads .
Ambode spoke while inaugurating pedestrian bridges , a lay - by and a slip road at Berger bus stop.
The governor said the VIOs and the FRSC contributed significantly to gridlock in the state , adding that his government would employ technology to track and monitor vehicle registration and certification .

Ambode said his administration identified the Ojodu Berger area as one of the major traffic flashpoints that required urgent attention .

Ambode said a food court would be built where people could relax before climbing the pedestrian bridges as well as an interstate bus terminal within the Ojodu Berger area for buses coming from outside Lagos to drop and pick passengers , while intercity transportation system would move commuters within the city .

Earlier , in his opening remarks, the Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development , who also oversees the Ministry of work, Adebowale Akinsanya , said the project was a response to the yearnings of the people of Ojodu Berger for an efficient and gridlock - free road network.

When contacted , the Head of Media Relations, Federal Road Safety Corps , Mr . Bisi Kazeem, said the corps had already asked its officers to concentrate their efforts mainly on the highways .

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*Lagosians is this good News?



29 comments:

  1. Stella, this is great news.
    Ambode, do something about them agberos next but i doubt you will.

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    1. This is good news. Up Ambode. You guys should see exclusive video of Ambode launching the Berger bridge. click Here to watch the video

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  2. Yaaaayyy!!!,..
    A very good news!...
    Stella,they are not doing anything...just chopping people Mugu anyhow!...
    I love this!!!...

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    1. Na now I confirm say u no get brain true true..
      Does VIO remit money to State Government?
      The Guy will give more power to Lasma so they can cut ur heads very well.

      Mumu like u. Abeg sometimes ehnnn, cum make I borrow u some sense so u can make reasonable comments

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    2. Anon 09:37. Let him give lasma more power. We prefer them. Those VIO are thugs abeg!

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  3. For those with incomplete particulars, it's good news.

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  4. Yes it is ,especially the VIOs. There own too plenty causing unnecessarily distractions and holdups.thank you ambode....our working Governor.

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  5. Very good news. Those vio peeps are mean.

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  6. A GOVERNOR WITH COMMON SENSE.

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  7. A GOVERNOR WITH COMMON SENSE.

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  8. About VIO, I'm not so sure.. Although they don't add any value to traffic challenges...
    LASTMA has become corrupt so The Danfo drivers don't fear them anymore and they are the major cause of traffic so The government needs to sort them out..
    Good news but the highway is fine,about handling the LGA chairmen to make the trunk C roads and environs decent too especially in the suburbs (Alimosho, Ojokoro, Ojo etc) make all for follow enjoy lagos.

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  9. Gud one... All dis yeye authorities wey no gt head... Mtchhew

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  10. They are terrible, the just relocated to Abuja in numbers and hide in suburbs to intimidate motorists. The check and must find faults then charge u money. They need to go really.this is great news for Lagosians

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  11. its good news, cause both VIO and FRSC are becoming more corrupt and arrogant like LASTMA...

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  12. Good news! Please Gov. Ambo include Road safety on Sundays. They made me not to go to church last two weeks, they said my girl was carrying my baby in the front. They seized my driver's license, I paid 3k the following day at the bank and collected it back. After wasting my time and still did not go to church, yet I still paid. Very wicked people! Road safety officers are too wicked oh!!!

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    1. You are not supposed to allow your baby sit in front. It is against the law. Learn from this! They are not wicked!

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    2. How can you put your girl and baby in the front seat?
      My daughter that's not yet twelve dare not sit in front.

      Hope you've learnt your lesson.

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  13. It is a good news. I parked on saturday near my church, was afraid they will come and tow my car, but someone told me that Ambode has asked them to stop towing cars. That is a very good news because if you see the way those people dey work, you will think they are about to win a gold medal for Nigeria but for where na agbero dem be.

    Ambode you never do well, let water flow for Lagos State ooo. Not every 5 days before water enter people's house and we do pay our water rate bill. Ole

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  14. Kai! After, the money i am expecting, this is the best news for this week. Stella, some people would rather crash their cars than get caught by these animals in uniform. They are so uncut, rude. *cabbaging while receiving this post*

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  15. I guess its a great news to them.

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  16. Great news, keep it up Our able governor!

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  17. Very very very good news. Ambode you are working. God bless you

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  18. I'm the happiest with this news o,this is what they get for getting tears from my eyes oo......hahaha!
    Was going to the park to send a clients order and Lagos people know they hardly leave Fadeyi,na so them stop me o,been 'rugedding' the roads without a license cos im always lucky to have my babies in the car whenever I jam them for road.just to go to their office be d wahala to renew o,they charged me 30k for license and fire extinguisher and impounded my car despite seeing the car seat.was begging they give me the car to atlst pick my kids,for where.......i cried ehh cos 30k just like that.when my daughter saw the bike she asked 'mummy what's that'(lololol)I said it's adventure time,she closed her eyes till we got home.next day she asked if the bike was coming again,I say no o,no more bikes!!!

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  19. No more sanity on lagos roads...

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  20. over happiness dey worry me..........
    thank God at least motorists go rest small........
    Ambode is really working oooooooooo

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