NURTW
Vehicular movement on Ikorodu Road, Lagos

By Victor Ernest 

The Lagos state chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has stated that its members cannot access speed limit devices in the market.

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The union’s chairman, Tajudeen Agbede, who made this known to newsmen,was speaking against the backdrop of the Federal Roads Safety Corps’ full enforcement of the use of speed limiters by commercial vehicles in the country on 1 February

He said many of the union members had complained of non-availability of the devices from the inception.

Agbede however declared that the members are ready to comply with the policy.

He urged the government to put in place a designated place where people can have access to purchase and fix the devices.

Meanwhile, Hyginius Omeje, the Lagos state sector commander of FRSC told journalists  that the corp had posted experts and professionals to fix the devices.

He also said the devices had been introduced to the union at various motor park during the advisory enforcement stage of the policy.

Omeje maintained that the FRSC has also assigned to each park various sales companies and agents involved in the sales and fixing of speed limiters.