Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Sanwo Olu bans VIO from morning operation

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has banned the state’s Vehicle Inspection Officers, VIOs, from operating during the morning period.

The move is to curb traffic gridlock experienced during peak periods. It is believed that VIOs contribute to the gridlock as they normally stop vehicles during peak period to demand for vehicle documents and make arrests.

The governor, who addressed newsmen after residing over the Security Council Meeting at the State House, Ikeja said VIOs would now operate on the road for only three hours.

According to him, the officers would now operate between 12.00pm and 3.00pm.

“We are going to restrict the operation of  the men of the VIO to off peak period between the hours of 12 mid-day to 3p.m,” he said.