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LASG Gets Court Order To Auction 88 Impounded Vehicles




The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) has secured a Court Order authorising it to publicly auction 88 vehicles. The vehicles were impounded by the Agency for contravening the One-Way Traffic Law. They were forfeited to the Government by an order of a Lagos State Mobile Court. Impounded Vehicles

Chairman of the Agency, CSP Shola Jejeloye, announced the public auction of the 88 vehicles impounded by the enforcement team of the Agency . According to him, the auction would hold in line with COVID-19 protocols on Wednesday, 20th of January, 2021. The venue is at the Agency’s Car Park (Behind Shoprite), Alausa, Ikeja.

CSP Jejeloye said, “The offenders were arraigned before the Lagos Mobile Court and found guilty of the said crime. This resulted in the forfeiture of their vehicles to the State government by the Court in line with Part (3) item (27) of the Lagos State Transport Sector Reform Law of 2018”. Impounded Vehicles

He urged all motorists to desist from driving against traffic (one-way) as the penalty is outright forfeiture of such vehicle to the government without an option of fine.

The Taskforce Chairman averred that other traffic offenders caught plying BRT corridors. Some were causing obstruction to other road users. The offenders were also arraigned and fined by Lagos State Mobile Court at Bolade, Oshodi.

The Chairman reiterated the State government’s zero-tolerance for the violation of the law under any guise.  This will continue until sanity is restored on Lagos roads. Impounded Vehicles

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