President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the prompt clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within two weeks.
The order commanded the prompt expulsion of all trucks from the bridges and roads inside Apapa and all joining streets driving into the Apapa axis.
It expressed that to encourage the task, administrators of trucks and tankers have additionally been coordinated to abandon the Port access streets inside the following 72 hours.
This mandate pursued a crisis meeting assembled by President Buhari and led by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on April, 25.
The meeting proffered enduring answers for the gridlock around the Lagos Ports, as the traffic clog has kept on limiting all operations and livelihood in the area.
It was accumulated that at the meeting were key heads and agents of significant Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government, including the minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola; Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu.
The Taskforce which would report legitimately to the president, has included on its terms of reference the improvement of a proficient and viable administration plan for the whole port territory traffic, including the cargo, fuel distribution and business district traffic.
Members of the taskforce include: Kayode Opeifa, former commissioner of transport in Lagos state.