The Lagos State Government has established a special taskforce for the removal of abandoned and disused vehicles and tricycles littering the State.
This is in furtherance of its spirited effort to make Lagos State cleaner, healthier and more liveable,.
Similarly, the State Government has 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:
- Pasting of Removal Notice Stickers on identified abandoned vehicles with a 7-day period for self-removal by owners of the vehicle
- Upon expiration of the grace period, identified abandoned vehicles will be removed by the taskforce to a designated depot within the State.
- 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 also being advised to comply strictly with the new directive while Security agencies are to ensure compliance.