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LASG URGES TRANSPORT OPERATORS TO GET ACCREDITATION

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To further promote the safety and security of drivers and passengers in commercial transport activities, the Lagos State Government has urged all Transport Operators within the State to get accredited at the Public Transport and Commuter Service Department (PTCS) under the Ministry of Transportation.

In a statement released by the Ministry, the Director, Public Transport and Commuter Services, Mr. Ashaolu Ajewole stated that the accreditation was vital for the procurement of Vehicle Body Tag, Driver’s Badge, Stage Carriage Permit and Terminal Access Permit as part of documents required for operation within the metropolis.

Mr. Ashaolu explained that all commercial passenger vehicle operators, owners, drivers and conductors including Mini-buses, Tricycles, all Commercial buses,    E-hailing and regular cabs are required to get accredited to legitimize their operations as well as enhanced public trust.

He further disclosed that the exercise will hold continuously at the Directorate of Public Transport and Commuter Services at Block 3, Building of Code of Conduct Bureau, opposite the Police College, Oba Akinjobi Way, GRA, Ikeja, adding that this documentation is mandatory for operators.

The statement also appealed to Stakeholders in the public transport sector to participate in the exercise to avoid enforcement measures from the State Government.

 

Photo: Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu

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