Traffic Offence: LASG Impounds 6 Vehicles, 68 Motorcycles For One-Way on Apongbon Bridge

The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force has impounded six vehicles and 68 motorcycles for driving / riding against traffic (One-way) on-top of Apongbon bridge at Lagos Island.

SP Olayinka Egbeyemi, Chairman of the Lagos State Task Force who led the enforcement operations disclosed that these 6 vehicles and 68 motorcycles were caught driving / riding against traffic on top of the Apongbon bridge which is an offence under the Lagos State Road Traffic Laws of 2012.

In a statement signed by Adebayo Taofiq, Head, Public Affairs Unit, Lagos State Task Force, Egbeyemi disclosed that he was surprised that motorists and motorcyclists could be driving/riding against traffic on top of a long Apongbon bridge without any fear of imminent collusion with up coming vehicles.

SP Egbeyemi stated all illegal commercial motorists and traders operating under the bridge at Apongbon including those collecting illegal fees must vacate immediately.
He stated further that the present government is working round the clock in ensuring adequate security and free flow of traffic around all bridges across the state.

The Chairman warned all illegal commercial activities, traders, mechanics, miscreants and hoodlums to immediately vacate under Apongbon bridge as anyone arrested by the Agency after this warning will be prosecuted.


“We are issuing a final warning to all those concerned including illegal touts with uniform collecting fees from motorists and traders under the Apongbon bridge to vacate immediately”

SP Egbeyemi hinted that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode is investing huge amount of money in constructing ‘Bus Terminal’ across the State for the benefit of every members of the public.

He said the on-going construction of ‘BRT Corridor’ from Oshodi to Abule-Egba by the present administration is meant to discongest traffic gridlock around that area.

The Chairman however confirmed that after briefing the Lagos State Commissioner of Police Mr. Edgal Imohimi about the enforcement operations carried around Apongbon, he directed that all those drivers/riders arrested be charge to court immediately.

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