Good news as LASDRI (Lagos State Driver’s Institute) begins fresh training of 300 Lagos truck drivers that are currently registered under AMATO (Association of Maritime Truck Owners).
This exercise is one that is extremely important at this point in time because of the overwhelming increase in the number of truck accidents, especially in recent times.
LASDRI official begins training for 300 Lagos truck drivers to improve safety on state highways
While giving a public statement recently, Mrs. Afusat Tiamiyu – the GM of Lagos State Driver’s Institute (LASDRI) said that this new training programme is being organized as part of the state government’s effort to curb road crashes in Lagos.
She disclosed that the “Phase 1” of the training comprises of 50 trainees who are currently undergoing the due processes and will graduate as the first batch. All other registered trainees are also expected to go through the proper processes in batches as well to ensure that the training exercise is being executed efficiently.
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Mrs. Afusat Tiamiyu also revealed that LASDRI has developed a very special curriculum which it will be using to train these truck drivers and to equip them with essential knowledge that will help reduce unnecessary truck accidents on Lagos highways
She urged truck drivers all over the state to seize this opportunity being presented by the Lagos government as a means of re-sharpening their truck driving skills.
Meanwhile, Mr. Henry Dike – the general coordinator of AMATO in Lagos state, commended this new initiative and also revealed that a vast majority of the truck drivers never had the opportunity to undergo proper training before now.
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