288,000 issued in the last one year.
The Lagos State government says it has issued 479,028 number plates and drivers’ licenses to motorists in the last one year.
The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde disclosed this at a ministerial press briefing in Ikeja.
According to Oladeinde, the Motor Vehicle Administration Agency (MVAA) issued a total of 6, 000 new number plates weekly, 24,000 every month, and a total of 288,000 in the last one year.
He adds that the administration has simplified the process for the issuance of drivers’ licenses as the period for obtaining them has reduced from six weeks to two weeks.