LASG Hands Over Fake M.O.T Enforcement Agent To The Police
M.O.T team nabs impostor acting as an enforcement team, fake agent handed over to the police.
Ministry of Transportation had on August 11 placed indefinite ban on the activities of its enforcement team.
Says ban is part of measures to streamline transport operations in Lagos State for better effectiveness.
Enjoin the public to report the activities of any unauthorised enforcement team to the Ministry of Transportation.
The Lagos State Government has vowed to clamp down on unauthorised enforcement agents of the Ministry of Transportation, following the arrest of an impostor parading as M.O.T agent.
The Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Mr. Sola Giwa, who made the pledge, said that the illegal enforcement agent was caught with illegal documents and has been handed over to the Police.
Giwa noted that his Office has been assailed with information about the activities of these unauthorised operators. He added that the State Government will no longer warn but clamp down on the illegal activities of these dubious operators.
“Lagos is a State governed by laws. The Transportation Sector is regulated by the Transport Sector Reform Law (TSRL) 2018 and does not permit charlatans to operate illegally in any part of the State.
“My office will continue to go on sting operations and unplanned visits to different areas so as to catch these fake operators, their collaborators and sponsors in the act”, he said.
Giwa enjoined the public to report the activities of any unauthorised enforcement team to the Ministry of Transportation so that it can be forwarded to the Police for possible prosecution.
The Ministry of Transportation had on August 11, 2022, placed an indefinite ban on the activities of its enforcement team, tagged M.O.T TASKFORCE. In a statement, it said that the ban is part of measures to streamline transport operations in Lagos State for better effectiveness.