February 12, 2024.Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!
The Lagos State Government has vowed to arrest and prosecute any pedestrian crossing any highway across the state.
This was made known by the Lagos State Commissioner of Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, on Sunday, February 11, 2024, and can be seen on his official X (formerly Twitter) account.
Wahab said that officials of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESCO) has been directed to commence the arrest and immediate prosecution of anyone crossing the highways across the State.
Wahab said crossing the highways is prohibited by the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Protection Law 2017.
He posted, “Crossing the highway is an offence in Lagos State. Lagos State Government has given a marching order to the officials of Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESCO), (KAI) Marshall and other law enforcement officials to arrest anyone crossing the highway and then charge them to court immediately.
‘’Please use the pedestrian bridges across the State.’’. (www.naija247news.com).