The sack of Lagos State ad-hoc teams of Committee on Removal of Abandoned Vehicles (RAVC) operating in the 20 Local Governments (LGs) and 37 Local Council Development Area (LCDAs) in the state followed several complaints and petitions against the activities of the teams, Daily Trust can report.
The Special Adviser to the governor on Transportation, Hon. Oluwatoyin Fayinka had said the decision was to review the operations of the teams after receiving complaints from members of the public about their aggressive nature while removing abandoned vehicles on Lagos roads.
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The governor’s aide said with the suspension of the committees, any ad-hoc team found operating after this notice will be handed over to law enforcement agents for trial and prosecution in accordance with the laws of the state as captured in the Traffic Sector Reform Law (TSRL) 2018.
The special adviser however explained that the central committee of RAVC would still continue operating.