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Lagos Starts Online Training Of Professional Drivers



The Lagos state government, through the Lagos State Drivers Institute, is set to start an online training for professional drivers in the state.

The training is to help drivers help reduce the spread of the new wave of COVID-19.

Mrs Afusat Tiamiyu,  the General Manager of the Institute, disclosed this, while featuring on “Ire Ni Ti Wa”, a magazine radio programme on Bond FM 92.9.

On the show, she focused on “Importance of LASDRI Card to private and commercial vehicle operators.

She stressed that professional drivers that needed to renew their LASDRI recertification card can conduct their training on-line and print a temporary recertification certificate at

“Professional Drivers can now access and conduct their mandatory training in the comfort of their home through our on-line platform.

After going through the training, a temporary recertification card will be issued to them immediately, they are to print it and take it to the nearest Centre or Annex of the Institute to get their permanent recertification card.” She explained.

She added that part of obligations required to be fulfilled by any trainee driver is that she/he must have obtained a valid Drivers’ License and that the LASDRI Recertification Card is not a substitute for a valid Drivers’ License.

Tiamiyu said  the institute would be opening a new annex soon at Task Force Office, Bolade, Oshodi, to further decongest the number of trainee drivers attending the Ikeja centre of the Institute. is an authoritative car blog in Nigeria. Its objective is to get Nigerians and a wider audience to be more informed about automobiles, the automotive sector and transport infrastructure. Over the years, we have been instrumental in creating immeasurable public awareness about automobiles and their maintenance, safety and traffic laws, amongst others. ...Your mobility, our priority. NK

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