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12 Transport, Safety And Environment Related Bodies In Lagos State And Their Functions




Lagos State Governor

As Lagos grows into the mega-city its envisioned to be, the need to know who to hold accountable is pertinent.
This post would educate you on various Lagos state parastatals, their full names and their functions.
Let’s get enlightened .


Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority

Function: Overall responsibility for transport planning and coordination in the Lagos metropolitan area with the primary mandate to play a lead role and assist in transport policy formulation and coordination of major operational and investment decisions and implementation


Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps

Function: Safeguard a cleaner, safer and excellent Lagos environment through the practical use of professional enforcement strategies, international convention and global best practices.


Lagos State Emergency Management Agency

Function: To provide adequate and prompt response as well as sustaining intervention in all forms of emergency/disaster situations in the State within the territorial boundary called “Lagos”.


Lagos Ferry Services Company (AKA LAGFERRRY)

Function: To ensure and deliver a safe, efficient and affordable means of alternate transport on the inland waterways for the people and business of Lagos State


Lagos State Traffic Management Authority

Function: To develop a culture of regulation, control and management of traffic operations state wide: and to ensure hitch free traffic flow on Lagos roads.


Lagos Waste Management Authority

Function: Waste management, including highway sanitation.


Lagos State Waterways Authority

Function: Coordinating and managing reforms necessary for the long term growth and development of water transportation in Lagos State, including the granting of ferry licenses and concessions for the operations of ferry routes and terminals to the private sector.



Lagos State Parks And Gardens Agency

Function: To make Lagos greener and healthier through the creation and maintenance of functional and operational parks and gardens, planting and maintenance of trees.


Motor Vehicle Administration Agency

Function: Providing and maintaining a robust motor Vehicle Administration Database and enduring private/public sector participation towards ensuring improved revenue generation and collection.


Lagos State Public Works Corporation

Function: Road rehabilitation and construction


Lagos State Drivers’ Institute

Function: To facilitate the training and re-training of motor vehicle drivers and certifying them for safety in Lagos State


Drain Ducks

Function: To ensure a healthy environment through an all year round complete drainage clearing and carting.



Refrence : The official website of the Lagos State Government .

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