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Lagos State Police Commissioner Inspects BRT Buses For Coronavirus

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Earlier today, The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Hakeem Odumosu went about the city to ensure compliance to the Lagos State Government’s directives to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The Commander of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command, DCP Tunji Disu, accompanied Mr. Odumosu on the inspection tour.





To ensure compliance, the State Police Commissioner inspected some BRT buses. The buses were inspected to ensure that the passengers and transporters complied with the Lagos State Government’s directives in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

See Also: Lagos Bans Standing In BRT As It Rolls Out Guidelines To Operators Of Parks Amid Coronavirus Fears

Lagos Police Commissioner Inspects BRT Coronavirus  AUTOJOSH

Lagos Police Commissioner Inspects BRT

Last week, the state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, announced the directives by the State Government to transporters and commuters.

The directives include:

  • All transport operators/companies are expected to sanitize their parks and garages regularly and continuously (at least before and after each trip).
  • All transport operators are expected to have at the entrance to their respective parks/garages, washing hand equipment with soap and running water.
  • NCDC recommends that at least 2m (5feet) distance is required between anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness.
  • All operators are expected to have alcohol-based sanitizers in their vehicles for the use of drivers, conductors and passengers.
  • All operators are not allowed to overcrowd/overload their vehicles at this point in time, Passenger’s spacing must be fully observed.
  • No standing in all Bus Rapid Transit, and LBSL bus operations.
  • All buses should be at 60 per cent capacity and not 100 per cent (i.e Danfo and other commercial buses).
  • All air conditioning system in public transport be put off.

 

 

  • Passengers are also required to regularly wash their hands with soap and running water before and after each trip.
  • All drivers and conductors should always wear hand gloves and nose guides while in transit.
  • All passengers are also required to sanitize themselves before and after each trip.
  • Operators and passengers are expected to report any suspected case of COVID-19 to the Ministry of Transportation or call 08000CORONA.
  • With this directive well disseminated to you our transport stakeholders and the men of the realms of the fourth estate, we are confident that together we can put off this ranging fire of COVID-19.

In order to comply with the Lagos State Government’s directives in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police inspected markets, bus stops, supermarkets and commercial buses.

 





Lagos Police Commissioner Inspects BRT Coronavirus  AUTOJOSH Lagos Police Commissioner Inspects BRT Coronavirus  AUTOJOSH

Lagos Police Commissioner Inspects BRT Coronavirus

Lagos Police Commissioner Inspects BRT Coronavirus





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