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Orile Agege legislators go tough on indiscriminate parking

On the backdrop of unnecessary traffic gridlock experienced most times especially at peak hours on major roads in Orile – Agege LCDA, the legislative body of the council is set to put a stop to indiscriminate parking of vehicles on major and link roads within the community.

The development is in a bid reduce traffic time of motorists plying various roads in the community.

The legislative body recently had the first reading of the Bill that will eventually become a Law prohibiting road users from parking their vehicles indiscriminately on the roads.

The bill which awaits its second reading bids to ensure that motorists who park their vehicles at unauthorised points are punished according to the law.

In addition, there will be a public hearing on the Bill once it scales through the second reading before it becomes a law.

According to the leadership of the legislative body, Hon. Wale Fayemi, who spoke to Agege TV Online, “designated points and lanes will be provided and marked out for people to park their vehicles.

“Parking signs will be erected at visible points to educate and inform motorists of what is expected of them.”

Hon. Fayemi added that community leaders alongside Public and Private institutions will be involved in the plan to ensure the effectiveness.

In his remarks, Hon. Otunba Ishola Ibrahim Obanla the Majority Leader of the House implored residents to cooperate with the government to ensure they all enjoy the dividends of democracy.

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