The Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson has called for a sustained and mutually beneficial relationship between the academia and the government especially in the sustenance of the Lagos Traffic Law.
The Commissioner made the call during a courtesy visit to his Office by a delegation from the Department of Urban and Regional Planning of the University of Lagos, Akoka.
In his words, “The Government and the Gown should work together to ensure that constant development and growth in all sectors of governance are regularly upgraded for the benefit of the citizenry”.
While promising to explore the possibility of a beneficial collaboration in the area of training for professionals in the Ministry, Lawanson assured the visiting academics of the State government’s readiness to continually enlighten the citizenry on the need to obey the provisions of the extant traffic laws.
He promised to work with the public towards inspiring their buy-in and ultimately involve them in the enforcement of the laws for the benefit and wellbeing of all.
Earlier, the leader of the delegation, Professor Leke Oduwaye congratulated the Commissioner on his appointment and promised a mutually beneficial relationship between the Department and the Transportation Ministry.