The Lagos State Government has ordered that all all Transport Operators within the State to get accredited at the Public Transport and Commuter Service Department (PTCS) of the Ministry of Transportation.
This was made known in a series of tweets via the State’s official Twitter handle, @followlasg, quoting a release by the State’s Ministry of Transportation.
“To further promote the safety and security of drivers and passengers in the commercial transport system, the LASG has urged all Transport Operators within the State to get accredited at the Public Transport and Commuter Service Department (PTCS) of the Ministry of Transportation”, the tweets thread began.
“In a release by @lagosmot18 on Friday, the Director, PTCS, Mr. Ajewole Ashaolu, stated that the accreditation was vital for the procurement of Vehicle Body Tag, Driver’s Badge, Stage Carriage Permit and Terminal Access Permit as part of documents required for operation.”
“Ashaolu explained that all commercial passenger vehicle operators, owners, drivers and conductors, as well as Mini-buses, Tricycles, all Commercial buses, E-hailing and regular cabs are required to get accredited to legitimise their operations as well as enhance public trust.”
“He disclosed that the exercise will hold continuously at the Directorate of Public Transport and Commuter Services, Block 3, Building of Code of Conduct Bureau, opposite the Police College, Oba Akinjobi Way, GRA, Ikeja, adding that this documentation is mandatory for operators“, it added.
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