Lagos Government To Detain Vehicles Without License Plates

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Mr Abdulhafiz Toriola, noted that the wrongful use of number plates has become rampant and there is need to curb this.

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The government of Lagos state has ordered law enforcement agencies to arrest motorists with defective vehicle registration number plates and those without any number fixed on their vehicles.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Mr Abdulhafiz Toriola, noted that the wrongful use of number plates has become rampant and there is need to curb this.

Toriola also stated that a vehicle without a number can be used to commit crimes that may never be tracked.

He said;

“The purpose of using number plate is for proper identification and security as it is personalised for each vehicle. The law enforcement agencies have been mandated to apprehend defaulters. I urge vehicle owners to comply with the State Government to strengthen the security architecture already put in place.”

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