Show your driver's license or be fined N10,000 - FRSC enforces the law in Lagos, from Monday


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Are you a motorist without a driver's license in Lagos? Do not hit the road behind the wheels as the FRSC will begin operation show your licence come Monday! Check details below!

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.

>>> FRSC knows all the names that have unclaimed driver's license. Check if you're listed: [Urgent] Check FRSC list of all unclaimed/ expired drivers’ licenses for each state in Nigeria


FRSC is currently actively involved in road safety activities

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.

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Chris Odogwu is a Content Writer and Journalist. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from University of Jos and a master's degree in Mass Communication from University of Lagos. His works have been published in top local and international publications including Forbes, HuffPost, ThriveGlobal, TheNextScoop and Nigeria360 among others. A member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), the thrill he gets from writing about exotic cars feels almost the same as riding in them.

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