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Lagos Govt. to unveil new transport policy, target effective traffic magt.

By Monsurudeen Olowoopejo

The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to unveil a new Transport Policy, to strengthen development in the transportation sector of the state.

The new policy is also designed to provide strategic initiatives in traffic management to ease vehicular movement across the state.

Announcing the completion of the policy document in readiness for it unveiling by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the State Commissioner for Transportation, Oluwaseun Osiyemi, explained that Lagos as the Commercial hub of the Nation and a driving force in national development was long overdue for a comprehensive Transport Policy that will further facilitate economic growth, enhance quality of life, and improve overall transportation accessibility.

The Unveiling ceremony which will have in attendance Stakeholders’ in the Transportation Sector, policy advocates and industry experts, will also afford the opportunity to share insights into the policy and expected outcomes towards a more efficient and sustainable transport infrastructure for the residents of the state.

The Commissioner assured that the Transport Policy is flexible and dynamic to accommodate the integrated Multi-modal Transport System of the State that is safe, adequate, reliable, comfortable, efficient and affordable within the framework of a progressive and competitive market economy.

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