-Lagos bus conductors to start wearing uniforms.
-This is said to be in compliance with global best practices.
The Lagos state government has stated that starting from today, August 3rd, bus conductors in Lagos will be required to wear a uniform and name tags for easy identification.
This is said to be part of efforts to promote the Smart City Initiatives, SCI, of the Lagos state government.
The National President of the Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria, BCAN, Comrade Israel Adeshola, disclosed this information in an interview with Vanguard.
According to him, the Lagos State government has approved the association’s uniforms and badges with name tag and identification numbers for easy identification of registered conductors.
He said the use of badges and uniforms will make the job of bus conductors easier and more dignified, calling on Lagosians to support the initiative.
According to him; ‘’The development in the state is in partnership with the Lagos State Government and its a way to reduce criminal activities and also protect the lives and properties of Lagosians.
‘’The BCAN has been partnering with the state government through the ministry of transportation to train members of the association who are now registered by the government.’’
Adeshola, who said the conductor’s job was vital in the transportation sector, noted that the organization has embarked on sensitization and training of members since inception.
He also said that the objective is to make conductor’s job attractive, respected and dignified as obtainable globally.