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25 erring LASTMA officials sanctioned

18 May 2015, 17:39

Lagos -  Lagos State Solicitor General, Lawal Pedro (SAN) said 25 officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has been sanctioned, Nation reports.

Pedro said the erring officers of the agency appeared before the disciplinary committee in his Ministry for various offenses which includes irregular issuance of fine tickets, refusal to put on uniform while on duty, illegal extortion of money from motorists, performing unauthorised duty, engaging the services of non-staff to drive an apprehended vehicle, among others.

Also read: Bribe demanding LASTMA official declared wanted

He said all the erring officers found guilty of various offences which include official misconduct and illegal practices have been sanctioned accordingly

Pedro said government would no longer tolerate unruly behaviour, indiscipline, corrupt practices and disobedience to lawful orders by the traffic officers, charging them to henceforth desist from practices that could damage the reputation of the government.

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