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"Danfo drivers and other commercial vehicles to pay N800 daily levy"- Lagos State Government

The government signed the agreement with the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, RTEAN, and others on Tuesday, January. 18, As part of measure aimed at eradicating tension and violence attached to transport levies collection.

The levy will see each commercial driver in the state pay a consolidated levy of N800 daily to be shared among government agencies and local governments.
The government explained that the newly introduced N800 daily levy which would take effect on February 1. was to harmonise all dues collected by the state government from commercial motorists at parks and garages across Lagos.

The agencies to share the N800 collected are LAWMA, LIRS, LASEPA, Ministry of Transportation, Local Governments, among others.

With the levy, the LGs will not collect levy from commercial drivers anymore as their shares have been inculcated in the N800 levy per day for a commercial driver

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