The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Lagos State is set to commence a special road acitivity of the Corps, which will require all motorists in the state to show their driver's license, on Monday, May 20, 2019. According to a statement by Mr. Hyginus Omeje who is the Sector Commader of the state, anyone found wanting will be fined N10,000.
The statement which was signed by the Superintendent Route Commander (SRC), Florence Edor, states that the operation will last for two weeks, and it is expected to reduce the huge number of motorists who ply the roads without a license. It will also motivate most drivers to go get their driver’s license as many of them did not bother to go back for pick up after applying for it.
Omeje said that the operation would commence on Monday, May 20, 2019, and the Corps hoped that the 64,468 uncollected driver’s license by motorists in the state would be collected.
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Speaking further, he expressed disappointment at the behavior of drivers in the state who flout the law by driving without a license. He reiterated that the driver’s license is the one and only document that gives drivers the legal permission to drive on roads across the country. He added that defaulters who are unable to bring forth their license in 24 hours will be issued a fine.