… Warns against indiscriminate parking, buying and selling during Sallah
Following the partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for the routine maintenance by the Federal Ministry of Works, the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (KAI) has on Monday announced that Oyingbo axis would be free of market activities occupying major parts of the road.
KAI reiterated its readiness to sustain the Oyingbo axis of any impediment mostly caused by any impediment mostly caused by the activities of food traders (vegetables) who mostly occupy major part of the road for offloading and selling produce resulting in heavy gridlock around the Oyingbo market and the Lagos Mainland environment.
The Corps Marshal of the Agency, CP Akinpelu Gbemisola (retd) disclosed this at the Command Headquarters, Bolade-Oshodi.
According to her, Oyingbo-Iddo via Carter Bridge is one of alternative routes to ease traffic movement into the Island during the repairs and as such, the agency operatives tagged, Oyingbo Rescue Team, have been stationed in the last three months to curb the activities of these recalcitrant traders.
The team, she mentioned, would be fortified to ensure significant improvement is achieved towards reducing to the barest minimum, the activities of the Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu at ensuring general cleanliness of our roads and free vehicular movement the in the state.
Akinpelu further stated that the agency would work with other enforcement agencies such as the Police, Lagos State Neighbourhood and Safety Corps (LNSC), Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Central Business District (CBD) among others to prevent any trading activities before, during and after the closure across the state.
Speaking on the unending issue of traffic reduction in road capacity, general obstructions as a result of commercial activities (indiscriminate parking and trading) especially during this Sallah period, she adds that necessary action will be taken against any erring individual or group of persons.
The Corps Marshal, however, reiterated the determination of the agency to ensure that all citizens in the state abide by the stipulated environmental laws of the State.Follow us on social media