In light of the anticipated surge in social activities and vehicular traffic during the festive season, along with ongoing construction projects throughout the State, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has pledged to deploy additional personnel and resources to ensure smooth traffic operations before, during, and after the upcoming Eid-El-Kabir celebration.


Hon. Sola Giwa, Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation


According to a statement by Mr Adebayo Taofiq, Director, Public Affairs and Enlightenment Department,LASTMA,  who noted that 0Hon. Sola Giwa, Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, made this announcement today at the LASTMA Headquarters, extending his best wishes to all Muslim brothers and sisters celebrating Eid-El Kabir.

He noted that all operational heads, including the newly restructured Agency’s District Comptrollers, Commanders and Zonal Heads will be actively on duty to ensure efficient traffic management throughout the festive period.

Hon. Giwa emphasized that the Agency’s Provost, Monitoring, and Surveillance Units will closely oversee operations, ensuring that all LASTMA officers on duty exhibit civility and the highest level of professionalism.

“I extend my heartfelt congratulations to all Lagosians on the occasion of Eid-El Kabir and assure all road users, particularly motorists, that LASTMA personnel will be stationed at strategic locations to effectively monitor vehicular movements across the State,”

Hon. Giwa further assured that the structural arrangements and deployments established for seamless traffic flow during the celebrations will be upheld by the Agency.

For any traffic complaints, comments, or commendations regarding the conduct of LASTMA personnel, the public, especially motorists, are encouraged to contact the following hotlines: 08100565860, 08129928515, 08129928503, and 08129928597 (WhatsApp only), or reach out via social media handles: Twitter ‘X’ (@followlastma), Instagram (@ekolastma_), Facebook (@ekolastma), YouTube (LastmaTV), and email (followlastma@gmail.com).

“All motorists must adhere to traffic regulations, drive within speed limits, avoid reckless driving and perform regular maintenance on their vehicles to prevent accidents,”


Hon. Sola Giwa, Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation


Hon. Giwa also assured that LASTMA officers will be present at major road intersections and will conduct regular patrols, especially at notorious traffic flashpoints.

He urged both commercial and private vehicle owners, as well as other road users, to strictly comply with traffic rules and regulations, warning that any traffic violations or disobedience to traffic managers’ directives will result in serious sanctions as stipulated in the Lagos State Transport Sector Reform Law 2018, as amended.

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