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Ambode Orders VIO Off Lagos Roads Permanently


Governor Akinwumi Ambode today ordered Vehicle Inspection Officers ,VIO, off Lagos roads permanently while advising Federal Road Safety Corps to stay on the fringes and highways and not on the main streets of Lagos. The Governor of Lagos State made this statement when he made the official commissioning of Pedestrian Bridges ,Laybys and slip roads at Ojodu Berger.
In his address Ambode said ‘It has become evident that these agencies contribute to the traffic challenges on our roads. We will employ technology to track and monitor vehicle registration and MOT certifications.’

The Governor said his administration at inception in May 2015 noticed the traffic situation at the Ojodu Berger axis was one of the challenges in the state which needed urgent attention.

‘What we set out to achieve with this project was to ensure smooth flow of traffic along the express, safeguard the lives of our people who had to run across the express and project the image of a truly global city to our visitors. Today, we are delighted that we have not only succeeded in transforming the landscape of this axis but with the slip road, laybys and pedestrian bridge, we have given a new and pleasant experience to all entering and exiting our State.
We will not stop with the Ojodu Berger axis. This is an ongoing process and we are working to create solutions to traffic congestion in every part of the State. If your neighbourhood or community is experiencing traffic challenges, be rest assured that we will soon be there. ‘ Ambode noted
Also at the commissioning of the bridge ,praises was showered of the state Governor.APC chieftain James Odubaku while commending Ambode for a job well done, he said his second term in office is guaranteed.


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