TRACE Threatens To Seize Vehicles Over COVID-19 Protocols

TRACE has threatened to impound vehicles of motorists who fail to comply with all COVID-19 protocols.

 

News Rain Nigeria gathered that the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), has threatened to impound vehicles of motorists who fail to comply with all COVID-19 protocols as prescribed by the state government.

 

The corps in a statement by the its Commander, Cdr. ‘Seni Ogunyemi on Friday, while imploring road users to ensure that all COVID-19 protocols and guidelines as prescribed by the state government are observed and respected during the Yuletide, Ogunyemi said “any vehicle that contravenes any traffic infraction(s) during the Christmas celebrations would not be released until Monday, 11th January, 2021.”

TRACE Threatens To Seize Vehicles Over COVID-19 Protocols

 

According to the TRACE boss, the traffic agency has commenced operation “Stay Safe, Drive Responsibly And Be Protected” on Ogun traffic corridor with the deployment of 650 operatives, 35 Patrol vehicles and 20 tow Trucks through the Hired Tow Operators (HTO).

TRACE noted that this year’s festive season is unique due to the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, adding that this has “further challenged us all as road users on the need to stay safe by driving responsibly during this period in order to be protected.”

Meanwhile, Ogunyemi urged TRACE Corps operatives to be civil, humane and exhibit a high level of professionalism in the discharge of their duties.

It will be recalled that.with the emergence of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, most states across the country are putting up safety measures to prevent the virus from spreading beyond control.

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