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Police Hold Meeting Over Bus Drivers Protest In Lagos

Lagos state police command convenes stakeholders meeting to address proposed protest by public transport drivers.

The Lagos State Police Command has concluded a stakeholders’ meeting aimed at addressing the proposed Monday, November 13 protest by public transport drivers in the state.

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At the meeting attended by the leadership of the Police Command, Lagos State Government, LASTMA and the NURTW, issues and concerns raised by the drivers were critically examined.

The stakeholders, after the meeting, agreed to work together to ensure obedience to all traffic laws on the part of the transporters and the checkmating of excesses of law enforcement officers within the state.

In addition, the NURTW agreed to a larger meeting instead of a protest.


At the meeting were Deputy Commissioners of Police Waheed Ayilara (SCID), Fatai Tijani (Operations), Khan Salihu (Administration), Commander Rapid Response Squad (RRS) – CSP Yinka Egbeyemi, Commander Taskforce – CSP Shola Jejeloye. Others are Honourable Sola Giwa – the Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Mr Bolaji Oreagba – General Manager LASTMA, delegates of NURTW Lagos Chapter led by Alhaji Sulyman Ojora (Kudeti) amongst others.

The Lagos State Police Command uses this medium to assure Lagosians that the Command has made adequate deployments in line with prioritizing their safety and security while encouraging them to go about their lawful duties without fear of harassment or intimidation.

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