LAGOS STATE TO COMMENCE THE ISSUANCE OF INTERNATIONAL DRIVER’S PERMIT.
Written by AIGBOKHAEBHO OKHUELEIGBE on December 2, 2022
Lagos State Government says it has concluded arrangements to begin the issuance of International Driver’s Permit this December.
The Director, Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS) in the State, Akin-George Fashola announced this while receiving the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Abdulhafiz Toriola who was on official visit to VIS Head Office at Ojodu, Lagos.
The VIS Director said all stakeholders have been engaged and the issuance process has been finalised
He said private registered vehicles that are within 5 years from the date of manufacture shall be exempted from the mandatory Computerised routine inspection carried out by the VIS.
Fashola said the exclusion is one of the ways to prevent the computerized vehicles inspection centres across the state from being over clogged with vehicles.
He canvassed for the support of other law enforcement agencies in the state in ensuring that Lagos roads are free of rickety vehicles.
Addressing the Vehicle Inspection Officers, Toriola implored them to work in line with the mandate of the VIS by ensuring that all motor vehicles plying the roads across the state meets safety standards in line with International best practices.