The Lagos State Government has issued a seven-day ultimatum to traders, transporters and others obstructing traffic in some areas of the state to vacate all roadsides or face the wrath of the law.
The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederick Oladeinde who was represented by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Olawale Musa disclosed this at a stakeholder’s meeting on the traffic management intervention of government at the weekend.
The identified areas that will be affected by the ultimatum in the first phase are Iyana Ipaja bus stop, Ikotun bus stop, Oyingbo, Yaba, Ketu, Ikorodu roundabout and Lekki/Ajah
The government said at the expiration of the deadline, enforcement would begin immediately to decongest the areas in a bid to free up traffic.
According to the commissioner, the abatement notice became effective from Friday, October 4 and will expire on Friday, October 11, 2019