EFCC auctions vehicles, police stolen vehicle report portal, LASAA Y2023 mobile advert stickers for branded vehicles, Imo gift traditional rulers new cars, news in the past week.
EFCC Auctions Over 400 Forfeited Cars In Lagos
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced the auction of a total of 435 vehicles at four different locations in Lagos, which were forfeited to the Federal Government.
The forfeited items were subject of final forfeiture orders in accordance with its Establishment Act, 2004, Public Procurement Act, 2007 and the Proceeds of Crime (Recovery and Management) Act, 2022.
The exercise started on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 in Lagos with inspection of items by members of the public, while the auction exercise began on Wednesday, December 7 and continued on Thursday, December 8, 2022.
IGP Launches Stolen Vehicle Report Portal
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, also commissioned the digitalized Central Motor Registry (CMR) Command Centre at the Force Headquarters, Abuja.
The newly digitalized (CMR) Command Centre will allow the public to report vehicles stolen from as far back as 1st January, 2018, and yet-to-be-recovered to input the vehicle details on the online platform to serve as a reliable data point for the possible recovery of the vehicle.
The platform will also process motor vehicle information to support police operations and efforts toward enhancing national security.
LASAA Launches Y2023 Mobile Advert Stickers For Branded Vehicles
Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA) also released its Y2023 Mobile Advert Stickers for branded vehicles in the State. LASAA is the agency saddled with the mandate to regulate advertisement displays in Lagos State.
LASAA says that the new and improved mobile advert e-sticker will be in force effective from the 1st of January 2023, a development that will render the 2022 sticker invalid.
It added that the new e-sticker comes with new improved security features such as anticounterfeit properties and authentication system against fraud.
Imo State Governor Gifts Traditional Rulers New Official Vehicles
The Executive Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, also handed over 31 brand new official vehicles to traditional rulers across the 27 Local Government Areas of the State.
Speaking at the distribution exercise, Uzodimma said the move was aimed to support the custodians of the tradition as they continue to promote peace and unity in the society.
The all-Toyota branded sports utility vehicles (SUVs) handed out to the traditional rulers during the presentation ceremony includes the 2022 Land Cruiser LC 300s, LC 200s, Fortuners and Prados.