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Axxela reiterates commitment to road safety in Lagos

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As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Axxela Limited, sub-Saharan Africa’s gas and power Portfolio Company has reaffirm its commitment to the promotion of road safety in Lagos State.

The company, which participated in a drivers’ interactive workshop organised by the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, promised to continue to collaborate with government and private sector to promote road safety discipline in the state.

The workshop, titled ‘Promoting Road Safety in a Smart City’, enabled stakeholders opportunity to discuss issues pertaining to the training, certification, and safety of all professional drivers within the private and public sectors across the state.

The Regulatory Liaison Manager, Axxela, Henry Sanyaolu said: “As an organisation with a firmly entrenched safety culture across our business enterprise, we believe that collaborative efforts by relevant government agencies and private institutions promote road safety discipline within the metropolis. We are extremely delighted to regularly participate in sensitisation programmes which improve the safety and wellbeing of Lagos state’s denizens.”

The State Commissioner for Transportation, ‘Ladi Lawanson said: “This event is a strategic step towards the achievement of the goals of the United Nations Decade of Action which, in its second pillar of action, recommends aggressive public enlightenment, training and re-training of all categories of road-users towards engendering safer roads for all.

“ It is important to complement the Bus Reform Initiative and road infrastructure developments of the state government by making necessary efforts to educate road users on the rules and regulations, as well as the consequences of violations of those rules. We believe that road safety is a priority and everyone’s responsibility,” he said.


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