The Lagos State Government has approved the promotion of 267 officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA).
A statement signed on Saturday by the Director, Public Affairs and Enlightenment Department of LASTMA, Mr. Adebayo Taofiq, confirmed that the Management of LASTMA on Friday, 22rd December, 2023 began releasing letters to the 267 newly promoted Junior Staff of the Agency, as approved and confirmed by the Personnel Management Board on Promotion (Junior Staff Committee).
The General Manager of LASTMA Mr. Bakare Oki Olalekan disclosed that promotion of these 267 Junior Officers by the government was in line with the ongoing strategic repositioning of the agency for a more effective service delivery to the general public, particularly motorists.
The LASTMA boss confirmed that while 26 Junior Officers were promoted from Grade level 05 to 06, 241 others were elevated from Grade Level 04 to 05, including males and females.
The General Manager confirmed further that their general promotion was approved based on good credibility and efficiency in performance on duty.
“The Agency will continue to reward diligent, committed and hardworking personnel of the Agency in order to encourage them to do more”, Bakare was quoted in the statement.
Bakare Oki maintained that those few bad ones embarrassing the good image of the agency would be continuously dealt with in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Rules.
He therefore urged members of the public particularly motorists to always adhere to every traffic Laws and Regulations as contained in the Lagos State Traffic Sector Reform Law 2018.