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Lagos Govt Arrests Over 200 for Crossing Expressways

The Lagos State Government says it has arrested and prosecuted over 200 persons for crossing expressways in different parts of the state in March.

The spokesperson for Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps, Mr Lukman Ajayi, said this to newsmen on Tuesday

Ajayi said that the persons were arrested at Oshodi, Dopemu, Ikeja, Ikorodu Road, Ketu and Ojota.

He said that the arrest would continue as long as the continue to disobey simple rules that will safe their lives.

The spokesperson wondered why some persons, including parents, would take children to cross a 10-lane-expressway where there were pedestrian bridges.

Ajayi called on the residents, particularly parents, to advise their wards against crossing the expressways.

He said that the agency would be committed to saving lives by enforcing laws in that regard.

 


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