Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has approved the reconstitution of a joint task force to tackle the traffic gridlock in the Apapa axis of the state and its environs.
The state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohinmi Edgal, told newsmen of the development at the State House, Alausa on Wednesday, after the state’s Security Council Meeting chaired Ambode.
The gridlock in the area is caused by the backlog of articulated vehicles, trucks and petroleum tankers trying to access the Apapa ports and the ongoing rehabilitation of some roads in the axis.
Edgal said that the reconstituted task force would also check the menace of traffic robbery in the axis.
“As regards the Apapa /Tin-can Island gridlock occasioned by trucks and containers, the governor has approved with immediate effect the reconstitution of a joint task force made up of the Police, the military, Lagos State…
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