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72hr ultimatum on trucks should be legally sustained — Customs

In the effort to carry out the presidential directives on evacuation of trucks on all the roads leading to Apapa port within a period of three days, the officer in charge of enforcement at Tin-Can Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Deputy Controller Dera Nnadi, has said that the exercise should be sustained legally so that the situation will no longer be experienced in the future.

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Who will enforce presidential directive on evacuation of trucks in Apapa?

APPARENTLY   disturbed by the albatross that the perennial gridlock around the Lagos Ports, especially the traffic congestion in Apapa, has become, the Presidency has at last taken the bull by the horn in its bid to find a lasting solution to the intractable problem. To this effect, it had on Wednesday issued a 72-hour ultimatum to truck and tanker operators to vacate the Port Access Roads in that axis.

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Axis of looming disaster: How trucks, failed roads have turned Ajegunle, Satellite Town, others into hell for residents

FOLLOWING repeated outcries by residents of Ajegunle over unending siege by trucks and other articulated vehicles, Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, July last year visited to see things for himself and was confronted by a traumatic traffic situation that had effectively crippled all productive activities in the area.

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Apapa

Lagos at standstill as over 12,000 trucks choke roads

Over 12,337 tankers and container-laden trucks are at present illegally parked in different parts of Lagos, just as the entire stretch of the dual carriage Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, inward Tin Can/Apapa, has been invaded and seized by over 5,000 articulated trucks. Consequently, traffic on the ever-busy road has been totally paralysed with attendant untold suffering for motorists, commuters and other road users.

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