LASTMA warns officials over indiscipline

The Chief Executive Officer, of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) Chris Olapke, (retd) has warned officials of the agency to shun any form of indiscipline, including engaging in street fighting.

He, spoke at a training programme in Lagos for officials of the agency.

“LASTMA is responsible for traffic management, control of accident scene as well as crime monitor. Discipline must be maintained and over-speeding reduced as a LASTMA official.”

The agency’s General Manager, Mr Bashir Braimah, also charged the officers to make discipline their watchword, adding that they would abide by the watchword of the agency by being disciplined. Braimah said “Say no to indiscipline and corruption, there must be zero tolerance for indiscipline. As a LASTMA official, you must be intelligent, and must have surveillance technique even as you control traffic.

“Your work is on the road, ensure you don’t run away from your responsibilities.” It will be recalled, that the agency recently recruited one thousand, three hundred and fifty (1350) new officers, bringing the total number to 3,700.”