A statement by Olaseni Alakija, General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, quoted the NPA as outlining the measures in a TV breakfast show in Lagos.
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Sanwo-Olu said his administration is committed to ridding the Apapa axis of gridlocks and achieving a greater Lagos.
From next Saturday on, movement of trucks in and out of the Lagos seaports will now be organised through a transparent electronic call-up system that will be based on first-come-first-served basis.
The Chairman of the state team, Oluwatoyin Fayinka, said this in a statement signed by the Assistant Director Public Affairs of Lagos State Ministry of Transportation, Bolanle Ogunlola, in Lagos on Thursday.
This was contained in a statement by Kayode Opeifa, the Executive Vice Chairman of the task team, on Tuesday in Abuja.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said this during a fact-finding visit to the Apapa Ports to ascertain the reason for the incessant congestion in the port area, in spite of providing a park for the articulated trucks.
Kayode Opeifa, Executive Vice-Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Apapa Restoration of Law and Order, made the disclosure on Tuesday in Lagos
The OPS, under the aegis of the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, said this at its 62nd Annual General Meeting in Lagos that there was an urgent need for policy reform for businesses to operate optimally.
Osinbajo, who is also the Executive Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on the Apapa Traffic Gridlock, said the decongestion of the Apapa port and its environ remained the focus of the Federal Government
The Federal Government has extended by two weeks the time given the Presidential Taskforce on the Apapa, Lagos State traffic gridlock to resolve the matter following a request for extension by members of the taskforce and other stakeholders.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says governing the state is not an easy task, as he has lost weight in just one week of assuming office.
The Federal Road Safety Corps has said that the new task team to clear Apapa gridlock was making progress as measures were also being put in place to ensure sustainability in accordance with the recent President Muhammadu Buhari’s ultimatum.
A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to the area and its environs within two weeks.
The Senate Committee on Works says plans are underway to invite the Nigeria Ports Authority in the coming week over lingering Apapa gridlock.
Towards finding lasting solution to gridlock in Apapa, the Senate Committee on Works on Friday advocated co-operation of various government agencies to make port operations easier.
The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate for Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, took his town hall meeting to his home constituency, Apapa, on Friday, saying government’s clearing the area of its legendary traffic gridlock ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Saturday visit was an act of hypocrisy and wickedness.
Sequel to the Apapa gridlock that has made container laden trucks vulnerable to vandals, Mohammed Inuwa, has advised the Nigeria Police to beam their search-light on container laden trucks.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday reinstated the Federal Government’s commitment to resolve the gridlock witnessed on Apapa road, which he said “would soon be a thing of the past”.
The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority says it has deployed a special squad to tackle the unending gridlock that has locked down Apapa and other areas of Lagos.
The Presidential Task Force on Apapa Gridlock has said it would on Monday start impounding deviant and idle articulated vehicles on Lagos bridges and roads.