Lagos Government To Reduce Numbers Of Cars On Roads

Lagos state government has noted that the current traffic situation in the state indicates that 95 percent of transportation is done by road.

It therefore stressed the need to reduce the number of cars on the road and pro­vide alternative options which are rail and water­ways transportation that is efficient and safe for Lago­sians and those that choose to visit Lagos.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, La­gos State Governor, stated this on Thursday while delivering his keynote ad­dress at the fourth Lagos Traffic Radio Lecture Se­ries held at the Radio La­gos/Eko FM Multi-purpose Hall, Agidingbi-Ikeja with the theme, ‘Lagos Beyond Roads: The Intermodal Transport Option’.

Sanwo-Olu who was rep­resented at the event by Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat his Deputy restated the state government’s commitment to deliver to Lagosians a reliable, efficient, safe and effective intermodal transport system that will enhance mass movement of people through the ex­pansion of BRT routes and completion of rail and wa­ter transportation infra­structure in the state.

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