Lagos begins enforcement of ‘gated streets,’ demolishes 38 gates


One of the gates being fremoved

The Special Taskforce Committee set up by Lagos State Government on demolition of gated streets has begun enforcement exercise on the removal of gates at both the metropolitan and suburb areas of the State that failed to comply with the government’s directive on Gated Streets regulation.

So far, the government had demolished 38 street gates that were shut against traffic between the hours of 5.00am and 12 midnight.

The state government had earlier directed that all street gates be made accessible between 5.00am and 12 midnight every day after series of awareness campaign and the need to adhere strictly to the government directive.

It expressed displeasure with the attitude of some communities acting in defiance with the order.

Speaking at the commencement of the enforcement exercise which kicked-off from Surulere, Ajeromi Ifelodun, Ikeja, Isolo,…

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