COVID-19: We’ll continue to collaborate with sister agencies to enforce govt directives, says V.I.O boss


Sanusi Lateef

The Vehicle Inspection Office (V.I.O) as a major stakeholder in traffic management and enforcement, says it will continue to collaborate with sister agencies to ensure that all the directives by the Federal and Ogun State government on new transport guidelines aimed at curbing the spread of Coronavirus are strictly adhered to by commuters in the State.

Director of Vehicle Inspection Services of the State V.I.O, Engr. Ademehin Olugboyega who made this known, said following the contribution of the agency to the enforcement of the lockdown declared in the state in the last one month, the agency will step up its activities during the easing period of the lockdown, which will see a curfew being observed between 8pm and 6am, beginning from next Monday, May 11th, 2020.

Olugboyega however, urged all motorists to obey the laid down rules and regulations on the use of nose mask, as well as the limited number of passengers they are meant to pick.

He advised members of the public to ensure that riders and drivers adhere to these laid down rules and regulations, noting that they should stay safe at all times.

He added that his state command of V.I.O will deploy the full strength of its operational apparatus, in collaboration with sister agencies to ensure the effectiveness of the new transport guidelines.

The V.I.O boss called on motorists to use the second phase and easing period of the lockdown that allows movements till 8pm, to process their vehicle documents and ensure the road worthiness of their vehicles.


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