Lagosians speak on LASTMA’s new powers
By Guardian Exclusive
11 July 2019 | 5:32 pm
Traffic and gridlock in Lagos state have continued to be a huge challenge especially during the raining season and festive period. GuardianTV speaks to Lagosians about the new Lagos Road and Traffic law and how this has affected transportation in Lagos.
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