Lagos Sets To Replace OKada & Tricycle In July
The Lagos State Transportation Commissioner Mr Frederick Oladeinde,, said yesterday at the 2020 ministerial press briefing at the JJT Park, Alausa, Ikeja that the Lagos State Government will from July introduce what it describes as First Mile and Last Mile (FMLM) mobility solution to replace the banned Okada and tricycle in the state.
The commissioner said: “Following the restriction of motorcycles and tricycles for commuter operations in some areas in the metropolis, the government is working on implementing a First Mile and Last Mile (FMLM) mobility solution.”
He explained that Okada and tricycle are not part of the state’s transport architecture, adding that they are constituting nuisance on the roads and responsible for the high rate of accidents and crimes.
“We have identified 285 last mile routes within the seven bus reform initiative zones across Lagos. We have developed bus specifications and shared same with potential bus manufacturers. We expect these to be rolled out in the next two months,” Oladeinde said.’
Lagos State Government has inaugurated 37 roads and carried out repairs and rehabilitation of more than 354 others.
It said that ongoing and uncompleted projects inherited from past administrations would be completed to improve the living standard of Lagosians.
Also, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Works and Infrastructures, Aramide Adeyoye, who spoke yesterday at the 2020 ministerial press briefing at the JJT Park, Alausa, Ikeja said that one of the major projects inherited by the administration, which would be completed, was the Agege Pen Cinema flyover bridge designed to reduce travel time for residents of Ifako-Ijaiye, Agege and Alimosho local governments.
FG Sets to Replace BVN With NIN
The Federal Government has stated arrangements are ongoing to replace the Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) with the National Identity Numbers (NIN).The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Dr Isa Pantami, who disclosed this to newsmen shortly after a tour of telecoms operators and NIN licensees in Abuja, said President Muhammadu Buhari has been briefed on the on-going NIN registrations.BVN is a policy of a bank and has not been established by law, NIN is th...
Latest ASUU News On Resumption, ASUU Strike Update Today, 30 July 2022
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Nigeria, US, others excluded from list of travellers permitted to enter Europe from July 1
Ahead of the planned reopening of its borders to international travelers on July 1, the European Union Commission has released a list of 54 countries that qualify for travels into Europe and Nigeria is conspicuously absent.According to the report, the countries whose citizens have been granted permits into Europe as the union opens its borders that were shut to curb the spread of COVID-19, include Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Australia, Bahamas, Bhutan, Bosnia...
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