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Lagos State mobile courts to prosecute owners of impounded vehicles seized during lockdown

The Lagos State Government has concluded arrangement to prosecute all owners of vehicles impounded during the second phase of the COVID-19 lockdown on May 11, 2020.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the second phase lockdown took effect from April 5 to May 3.

Adebayo Taofiq, Head, Public Affairs Unit, Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Task Force), in a statement on Friday, said the prosecution would hold at the Lagos State Mobile Court, Bolade, Oshodi.

“The government has confirmed that the Lagos State Mobile Courts will commence sitting on impounded vehicles by security agencies from Monday.


“The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce), therefore, advises vehicle owners to present themselves at the Lagos State Mobile Courts, Bolade, Oshodi.

“Those whose vehicles fall into the categories of those impounded from April 15 to May 3 should present themselves and desist from loitering around the agency’s car parks across the state,” Taofiq said. (NAN)

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