Lagos State Government, on Tuesday, has suspended the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) activities at Eyin Eyo, Church Street, and Idumota Bridge, in Lagos Island, indefinitely, following the violence in those areas.
During a meeting with the Central Business District (CBD), and Lagos State Market Women Association (Iya Oloja General and Iya Oloja of Lagos Island) held at Alausa, Ikeja, Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Oluwatoyin Fayinka, announced the suspension.
Speaking further, he stated that the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has been directed to deploy Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) on Idumota Bridge to deter motorists from driving against traffic in compliance with traffic rules and regulations.
Fayinkaa added that the RRS, in collaboration with the State Police Command, will ensure the safety of lives in the area.
“State security operatives are hereby put on red alert to ensure safety and security of lives and properties in Lagos Island and environs,” Fayinka stated.
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