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Lagos State Set To Unveil Transport Policy

Lagos State Government is set to unveil its Transport Policy which outlines the state’s developmental goals, key objectives, and strategic initiatives in traffic management and transportation.

Gatekeepers News reports that the state government disclosed this in a statement signed over the weekend by the Deputy Director, of Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Transportation, Bolanle Ogunlola.

Bolanle said that the policy document is completed and is ready for the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to unveil it.

The State Commissioner for Transportation, Oluwaseun Osiyemi explained that Lagos state, as the commercial hub of the nation and a driving force in national development, was long overdue for a comprehensive transport policy.

He said the transport policy will further drive economic growth, enhance quality of life, and improve transportation accessibility.

In attendance at the unveiling ceremony will be stakeholders in the transportation sector, policy advocates, and industry experts who will share insights into the policy and its expected outcomes that aim toward creating a more efficient and sustainable transport infrastructure for the residents of the state.

The Transportation Commissioner emphasized that the transport policy is designed to be flexible and dynamic, accommodating the state’s integrated multi-modal transport system which prioritizes safety, adequacy, reliability, comfort, efficiency, and affordability within a progressive and competitive market economy.

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