Lagos constitutes taskforce to remove abandoned vehicles


Do you have an abandoned vehicle occupying space on Lagos roads? Act fast by removing it. The State Government in furtherance to make Lagos cleaner and more liveable has established a special taskforce for the removal of abandoned vehicles and tricycles cluttering the State.

The State Government has also appointed vehicular scrap collection agent in line with Section 56 sub-section (1) of the Lagos State Harmonised Environmental Law, 2017 whose activity will commence from Saturday, July 1st 2017.

Consequently, Lagosians are hereby notified of the operational procedure of the Taskforce as follows:

  1. Pasting of Removal Notice Stickers on identified abandoned vehicles with a 7-day period for self-removal by owners of the vehicle
  2. Upon expiration of the grace period, identified abandoned vehicles will be removed by the taskforce to a designated depot within the State.
  3. Where such vehicles are unclaimed within 30 days, the vehicles will be forfeited to the government and undergo proper disposal accordingly.

The General public is hereby advised to comply strictly with this directive while Security agencies are urged to ensure compliance.

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