Lagos: Sanwo-Olu Signs First Executive Order To Tackle, Traffic
Sanwo-Olu signing the executive order

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday signed first executive order, declaring state of emergency on the environment and traffic management in the state in a bid to restore stability and a culture of accountability.

In the executive order, Sanwo-Olu noted that the state of emergency became imperative following incessant traffic and unwholesome sanitation practices that had been major challenges in Lagos State.

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The Executive Order is titled: “Re: Enforcement of Law and Order in respect Traffic and Sanitation Matters.”

According to Sanwo-Olu, these unaddressed traffic and environmental violations continued to constitute a nuisance that threatened the safety and well-being of all citizens.

“There is therefore a need to declare a state of emergency over environmental/sanitation and traffic management matters within the state so as start the process of restoring stability and a culture of to accountability in which all the citizens become active stakeholders in bring about the necessary changes.”