Two officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority have been dismissed, four other officials demoted and reprimanded over bribery, corruption and other misconduct.
The LASTMA spokesperson, Filade Olumide, who made this known in a statement on Monday March 21 urged members of the public to share their experiences, both positive and negative, to enable it to get better.
“LASTMA Management added that the Personnel Management Board (Disciplinary) which was held to look into all the reported misconduct of the officers, considered the allegation of bribery, corruption as serious act unbecoming of a public officer levelled against them and found some officers culpable of serious misconduct as stated in the public service rule.
“It was disclosed that six officers have faced disciplinary action from September to December 2021, two of the officers had their appointment terminated, while four suffered reduction in rank along with reprimand for their various misdemeanours.
“This is necessary in order for all of us to promote a greater Lagos for the benefit of all and for the realization of Mr. Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu’s objectives in the first letter of the ‘THEMES’ agenda (Traffic Management and Transportation).
“Members of the public are also advised to desist from attacking officers of the agency because of their grievances.