By Moses Akaigwe

 

The Lagos State Government has apprehended 10 fake traffic law enforcement officials at Cele/Itire axis of the state.

The apprehended persons; Ojo Oluwaseun, Rafiu Agbabiaka, Babatunde Ibrahim, Abiodun Olusegun, Daniel Olanrewaju, Aweda Kabiru, Olufowobi Michael, Olamilekan Olasupo, Bunmi James and Iyiola Shola (female) were caught carrying out unauthorised enforcement on Saturday using different fake identity cards.

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The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Mr. Olawale Musa while addressing the press, revealed that the arrest was made in response to complaints registered at the ministry by concerned citizens.

Mr. Musa stressed that the suspects are not members of staff of the ministry, adding that they will be made to face the full wrath of the law.

He also disclosed that the tow trucks, identification cards and other equipment in possession of these people have been confiscated by the state government.

He urged members of the public to promptly report such illegal acts to the Ministry of Transportation.