The Lagos State Environmental and Particular Offences Unit (Taskforce) has obtained a court docket order to public sale 88 autos forfeited to the state authorities by violators of site visitors guidelines.
The Chairman of the company, CSP Shola Jejeloye, disclosed this in a press release signed on Monday by the company’s Head, Public Affairs Unit, Mr Taofiq Adebayo.
Jejeloye mentioned that the public sale would maintain in keeping with COVID-19 protocols on Wednesday on the company’s automotive park behind Shoprite, Alausa, Ikeja.
“The 88 autos had been impounded by the enforcement crew of the company for driving in opposition to site visitors at totally different elements of the state.
“They had been all arraigned and the court docket ordered that they be forfeited, in keeping with Half (3) Merchandise (27) of the Lagos State Transport Sector Reformed Regulation of 2018.”
“I urge motorists, each non-public and industrial bus drivers to desist from driving in opposition to site visitors,” Jejeloye added.
He revealed that the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, has directed operatives of the company to proceed prosecuting site visitors offenders till sanity was restored on the roads.
“The penalty for driving in opposition to site visitors is outright forfeiture of such automobile to the federal government with none possibility of effective,” he mentioned.