To ensure safety of drivers and passengers in the commercial transport sector, the Lagos State Government has urged all transport operators within the state to get accredited at the Public Transport and Commuter Service Department of the Ministry of Transportation.
In a statement on Saturday, the Director, Public Transport and Commuter Services, Mr. Ajewole Ashaolu, stated that the accreditation was vital for the procurement of Vehicle Body Tag, Driver’s Badge, Stage Carriage Permit and Terminal Access Permit, documents required for operation within the metropolis.
Ashaolu explained that all commercial passenger vehicle operators, owners, drivers and conductors, as well as mini-buses, tricycles, ll commercial buses, e-hailing and regular cabs were required to get accredited to legitimise their operations as well as enhance public trust.
The statement also appealed to stakeholders in the public transport sector to participate in the exercise to avoid sanctions by the state government.
Get real time update about this post categories directly on your device, subscribe now.