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Lagos State Government Reaches Agreement With E-hailing Ride Stakeholders

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The Lagos State Government had announced that it would begin enforcing regulations on ride hailing companies from August 20th. See previous thread here:

Lagos To Enforce Regulations On Ride Hailing Companies From August 20 

However, the announcement led to complaints from ride hailing companies and their passengers. The ride hailing companies had a meeting with the Lagos State Government at Lagos House, Marina and certain agreements were reached. This was made known by the chief press secretary to the Lagos State Government, Mr Gboyega Akosile.

Gboyega Akosile @gboyegaakosile

Today, The Lagos State Govt had a meeting with the E-Hailing Ride Stakeholders which was chaired by the Governor of Lagos State, Mr @jidesanwoolu at the Lagos House, Marina .The Following resolutions were made which was agreed by ALL Parties:

1. There Must be comprehensive insurance cover which will cover drivers and passengers.

2. A REDUCTION of 20% on the Operational Licensing Fees.

3. A FLAT Fee of N20 to be known as Road Improvement Fund which will be levied on each ride/trip.

4. A 90-Day Compliance with documentation for the drivers – There will be a one-stop shop for all the documentation (especially LASSRA Card- Lagos State Resident Registration Agency.

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