Mr Hyginus Omeje, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Sector Commander in Lagos State has said that the traffic gridlock around Apapa Port may linger for a while.
Omege disclosed this on Saturday while accessing the challenges facing the corps in managing the perennial traffic situation in the area.
He said that his men were handicapped to enforce traffic regulations that could lead to arrest and prosecution of truck drivers.
He said most of the trucks and tankers were owned by some powerful Nigerians who often used security operatives to escort the vehicles to loading points through a one-way traffic.
“My officers often try to enforce arrest and subsequent prosecution, but the culprits mostly go free after one influential person calls from Abuja, demanding for the release of the impounded vehicles. Read more