Lagos state government to rebrand transport sector in 6 ways

The Lagos state government has revealed plans to change the transport sector.

Lagos State

According to the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Dayo Mobereola, the government intends to rebrand/change the taxi scheme, rail and water transport systems.

Speaking at the 2016 annual ministerial press briefing in Alausa, Ikeja, Mobereola said this change includes the following:

  • replacing '
  • introducing commuter protection number plates and body tags- this will show their routes and enforce colour uniformity,
  • teach transport operators to be professional, and polite - the transport commissioner said this will be done with
  • increasing the vehicle inspection service staff by 200,
  • restructure motor parks in the state, and
  • introduce holistic ticketing system.

“Lagos State motor parks would be restructured in such a way that alcohol and illicit substances would not be there.

We are going to teach transport operators in the state behavioural etiquette and how to talk to commuters.

We intend a complete the reorientation of the VIS and strengthen its efficiency and effectiveness, including the extension of the area offices to 30,”Mobereola said.

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