Apapa gridlock: Lagos to take over operations of Presidential Taskforce on Port Decongestion
Written by COMFORT 95.1FM on December 29, 2020
Lagos State Government will now take over traffic management in and around Apapa from the Presidential Task Force, in order to restore sanity to the seaport area.
Consequently, the government will deploy about five hundred officials of its traffic management authority and personnel of Area B Police Command in Apapa.
The presidential task force has since last year been battling the perennial traffic gridlock and other problems plaguing Apapa.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced this during a fact-finding visit to the Apapa Ports to ascertain the reason for the incessant congestion in the port area
Sanwo-Olu promised to meet with the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and the Nigerian Ports Authority over the issues hampering traffic management in the area.