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Trucks, tankers barred from roads in Lagos

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Truckers and Petroleum tankers have been barred from parking indiscriminately on Lagos roads, has the stakeholders, in a fresh resolution declared that all tankers, trailers and trucks should remain in truck terminals outside the state.

The stakeholders, including the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO), the terminal operators and Nigeria Police, among others, recently met in Apapa.

The further agreed that truck barriers should be erected at the entrance and exit of identified inner roads within Apapa axis, stressing that all articulated vehicles (tankers, trailers and trucks) would be restricted to truck terminals in Ogun State.

They agreed that the restricted movement of the trucks outside Lagos State “will be closely monitored and enforced by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), law enforcement committee and other stakeholders”.

They lamented…

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