Uber drivers protest VIO clampdown

February 10, 2020
30 Views

Some Uber drivers on Monday marched on the office of the Lagos State Vehicle Inspection Services (VIS), protesting the recent clampdown on their operations on Lagos roads.

VIS officials said the drivers must have hackney permit, Lagos State Drivers’ Institute (LASDRI) certification and that Uber must pay the operator license fee to the state government.

“Uber and Taxify offices were closed. When the drivers got to VIO’s office in Ojodu, none of the officials came out to talk to them,” a Uber driver Adegoke Faloye told The Guardian on Monday.

VIS officials told The Guardian last week that the enforcement of already existing laws guiding the operations of professional drivers in the state began recently.

But a spokesman for Uber in West Africa Efosa Aiyevbomwan said the office was opened on Monday.

You may be interested

Lagos closes 3 COVID-19 isolation centres
News
4 views
News
4 views

Lagos closes 3 COVID-19 isolation centres

Webby - August 2, 2020

<!-- Lagos COVID-19 isolation centre in Yaba: 3 centres being shut in the state --> Lagos COVID-19 isolation centre in…

Commotion As Fire Guts Foam Market In Mushin, Lagos (Photos)
News
8 views
News
8 views

Commotion As Fire Guts Foam Market In Mushin, Lagos (Photos)

Webby - August 2, 2020

The incident happened around 1pm at 16, Ladipo Street in Mushin, said Spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency,…

Breaking: Nigeria records massive drop in Coronavirus cases, Abuja leads again
News
2 views
News
2 views

Breaking: Nigeria records massive drop in Coronavirus cases, Abuja leads again

Webby - August 2, 2020

<!-- Nigeria records drop in coronavirus infections --> Nigeria records drop in coronavirus infections By Kazeem Ugbodaga Nigeria has recorded…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.