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  • Updated: December 22, 2020

Second Wave: Lagos Issue Strong Warning To Motorist, Threatens Sanction

Second Wave: Lagos Issue Strong Warning To Motorist, Threate

Following the Second wave of COVID-19, the Lagos State government has on Monday issued a strong warning to motorists on COVID-19 guidelines.

Warning drivers adhere to all safety guidelines or risk being punished, the state Commissioner for Transportation, Frederic Oladeinde, re-emphasised that it was compulsory for bus drivers and their passengers to make use of a nose mask.

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He pointed out that the passengers must wash their hands with soap under running water and sanitise their hands with alcohol-based sanitiser before and after every trip.

 “It is still compulsory for all Transport Operators/Companies to regularly disinfect their vehicles, parks and garages in line with the standards of disinfection approved by the State Government.

“Okada remains banned in all areas of the metropolis and are not expected to carry passengers due to their being susceptible to the coronavirus infection and warned motorists driving against oncoming traffic to desist from the reckless act," Oladeinde said.

Also, the minister directed the management of mechanic village to “Ensure that all abandoned vehicles within their premises are evacuated immediately while ensuring that the environment is kept clean, as non-compliance will attract serious sanctions from the Ministry”.

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