Truck drivers from hell stay put on Apapa roads


 Corruption and nine months of battle to eject errant drivers —Opeifa, task force leader
Residents, businesses groan; stakeholders speak on how to restore normalcy

By Olasunkanmi Akoni

Apapa gridlock
 Gridlock as tankers shut down Apapa road.

It was a gathering of Apapa stakeholders to appraise operations of port activities as well as the performance of the Presidential Task Team, PTT, chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Mr Kayode Opeifa as Vice Chairman.

PTT had been set up about nine months ago by President Muhamnadu Buhari to restore law and order in Apapa and environs.

The measure became necessary following perennial chaotic traffic situation in the axis.

The Extra-Ordinary Meeting on restoration of Law and Order on Port Access Roads in Apapa and environs was to proffer short and long term solutions to the gridlock in the area.

The enforcement team on restoration of order is led by Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP, Hakeem Odumusu, and Assistant Commissioner of Police,…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper