The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Lagos Sector Command has revealed that there are over 64,468 uncollected drivers licences in the state. Hence, the command plans a special patrol code named “OPERATION SHOW YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE” from Monday 20th May, 2019.
According to a statement made available to Transport Day by Acting Sector Public Education Officer, SRC Florence Edor, the two weeks Special patrol is aimed at addressing the high incidences of driving without Permanent valid drivers’ license in Lagos as most motorists who applied for licenses never care to go back to the licensing offices to collect their permanent license. Consequently, we have a total of 64,468 uncollected permanent drivers’ license across the state yet to be collected.
The Sector Commander, CC Hyginus Omeje frowned at the attitude of some drivers driving without valid license which is the only legal document that permit anyone to drive on Nigerian/ road. He noted that the fine for driving without a valid license is N10,000 if the offender cannot produce the license within 24 hours.