By Bose Adelaja
The Lagos State Environmental and Particular Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) Monday, stated it has obtained a Courtroom Order authorising it to publicly public sale 88 autos arrested for driving in opposition to visitors at completely different elements of the State
In a press release by the Head of Public Affairs Unit, Adebayo Taofiq, the Chairman of the Company, CSP Shola Jejeloye, disclosed that the 88 autos to be auctioned by the federal government have been impounded by the enforcement group of the Company and have been forfeited by Lagos State Cellular Courtroom.
He stated they have been all arraigned and forfeited by the court docket according to Half (3) merchandise (27) of the Lagos State Transport Sector Reformed Regulation of 2018.
CSP Jejeloye confirmed that the Public Public sale would maintain according to Covid-19 protocols on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, on the Company’s Automotive Park, (Behind Shoprite), Alausa, Ikeja.
He, due to this fact, warned motorists each non-public and business bus drivers to desist from driving in opposition to visitors (one-way), reiterating that any automobile impounded could be forfeited. He stated, “The penalty is outright forfeiture of such automobile to the federal government with none possibility of any superb.”
Whereas reiterating the state authorities’s zero tolerance for the violation of the legislation below any guise, Jejeloye stated the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has directed the operatives of the Company to proceed prosecuting visitors offenders “till sanity is restored on our roads and law-abiding residents are allowed to commute with out being impeded by illegal people.”