Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared a 100 per cent expansion in the stipends of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority authorities.
Sanwo-Olu declared the expansion when he visited the LASTMA base camp at Oshodi, Lagos. He guaranteed that the expansion would start from the finish of July 2019 while additionally saying that LASTMA authorities would be qualified with the expectation of complementary treatment.
“From the end of next month, we are going to double your allowance, from the end of next month. If you are earning N5,000 allowance, we are going to double it for you. It is Lagos State tax payer’s money we are going to be giving to all of you so the citizens are going to be expecting a new, reformed and more civil LASTMA officers, Any LASTMA official that is on duty and has reported one form of illness or the other should be treated free of charge.”
He recognized the authorities for their administration to guarantee a free progression of traffic and traffic the executives in the state. The representative likewise repeated his guarantee to restore awful streets in Lagos while demanding the administration would be exacting with traffic guilty parties.
He tasked the LASTMA officials not to allow any offender go without paying fine saying, “if the person says he knows the governor, tell him to call the governor to pay the money for the offence.” Sanwo-Olu urged the traffic management officers to be civil when engaging road users.
“They (people) want a LASTMA officer that shows civility. Courtesy demands courtesy if you are going to even arrest or apprehend somebody, be courteous and respectful to them,” he added.