Lagos State Police Command Warns Ambulance Operators Against Plying On BRT Lane/Driving Against Traffic

…..As CP vows to impound erring ambulances

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu  has surprisingly noticed the continual disregard to Traffic regulations and  nonchalant attitudes of Ambulance drivers , who in  total  disregard to his earlier sensitization on adherence to  State traffic laws,  have continued to drive against traffic as well as recklessly plying the BRT  Corridors

In a press release signed by the Lagos State Police Command Deputy Public Relations Officer, DSP Matilda Umiah Ngbaronye, she said that the Commissioner of Police hereby warns that on no account should ambulances with or without patients drive against traffic or on the BRT lane.

CP Hakeem Odumosu

It will be recalled that ambulances are allowed the use of sirens and revolving lights to enable them maneuver their way in traffic gridlocks

The Commissioner of Police warns that impoundment of ambulances who flout traffic rules have started and it will continue nonstop

CP Hakeem Odumosu,therefore advises Ambulance Operators who must ply the BRT lanes,  to seek and obtain approval from the Lagos  Metropolitan  Area Transport  Authority, LAMATA

The Commissioner of Police, further warned  health Care Providers who use Ambulances and are fond of plying BRT lanes and driving against traffic to desist from flouting traffic rules or face impoundment as this action of theirs negates section 111 of Lagos State traffic law 2018. Police would not fold its arm when this law is being violated with impunity by members of the public that have penchant for breaking the law.

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