Lagos Begins Mandatory Accreditation for Transport Operators


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Lagos State Government has urged transport operators in the state to get accredited at the Public Transport and Commuter Service Department (PTCS) which is under the Ministry of Transportation.

The Director, Public Transport and Commuter Services, Mr. Ashaolu Ajewole said the accreditation was vital for the procurement of Vehicle Body Tag, Driver’s Badge, Stage Carriage Permit and Terminal Access Permit, documents required for operation within the metropolis. He said it will promote the safety and security of drivers as well as passengers in public transport.

Ajewole, in a statement, explained that “all commercial passenger vehicle operators, owners, drivers and conductors including mini-buses, tricycles, all Commercial buses,    E-hailing and regular cabs, are required to get accredited to legitimise their operations.

The exercise, he said, will hold continuously at the Directorate of Public Transport and Commuter Services at Block 3, Building of Code of Conduct Bureau, opposite the Police College, Oba Akinjobi Way, GRA, Ikeja.

While urging stakeholders in the public transport sector to participate in the exercise to avoid enforcement measures fromg, he said stressed that  “this documentation is mandatory for operators.”





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