Lagos Transport Ministry Condoles With LAWMA, Family Of Street Sweepers, Says LASTMA Not Running After Car In Gbagada }{ The Scoper Media


      The attention of the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation (MOT) has been drawn to the above captioned story circulating on social media alleging that LASTMA personnel were responsible for a fatal incident that claimed the lives of

The Lagos State Ministry of Transportation has expressed its profound condolences to the management of LAWMA and families of
two LAWMA Street Sweepers who lost their lives yesterday around Charlie Boy at Gbagada inward Oworonsoki, Lagos. The ministry prayed for the repose of the departed souls.

In the same vein, the ministry stated that LASTMA officials were not running after a car when the accident happened as speculated on social media. ‘Information gathered, revealed that the driver of an Honda Saloon Car with registration number EPE 984 DV rammed into the innocent sweepers while they were discharging their duties along Gbagada Expressway this morning. Immediate investigation revealed that no Lastma personnel was involved in the unfortunate incident’, National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP gathered.

‘In addition, it was confirmed that Police men from Pedro Police Station had recovered the accidented vehicle into their custody to aid further and thorough investigation on the incident in order to unravel the real cause. The Ministry of Transportation wants to assure members of the public that the outcome of the Police investigation would be made public and anyone found culpable would be made to face the consequence of the Law.’

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Hon. Sola Giwa however, appealed to members of the public to remain calm and motorists to always drive with caution on Lagos roads and highways.

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