LASTMA : The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officers were on Friday excited when the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced a 100 per cent increase in their allowances, with immediate effect.
The governor noted that, the move was to boost the morale and motivate the workers in discharging their duties, and the generous gesture was in line with the fulfilment of his Vision (THEMES) to make traffic management and transportation number one priority in his administration.
Sanwo-Olu , who disclosed this while on a visit to the LASTMA headquarters, said, “As from the end of the month of July, we shall increase your allowances by 100 per cent. This would enable you to perform optimally. To whom much is given, much is expected, ” the governor said.
The governor also a announced other juicy packages for the officers by the state government such as; free medical service for every LASTMA official in the state, more conducive working environment for the staff such as repair of damaged vehicles and motorbikes, provision of raincoats, and other tools.
Mr Sanwo-Olu , however, warned the officials to stay away from any act of corruption and that the officers should be courteous and civil even when arresting an offender.