It has been revealed that starting from today 3rd of August, Lagos state Bus conductors will start wearing uniform and name tags for easy identification as part of efforts to promote the Smart City Initiatives, SCI, of the state government from today.
He disclosed that the use of badges on uniforms is to address criminal tendencies by some bus conductors, calling on Lagosians to support the initiative. In his words, he said;
”The re-branding of bus conductors in the state which is in partnership with the Lagos State Government is a project that has been in the master plan of the state government in a way to stem 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.’’
The comrade, who further 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. Adding that the objective is to make conductor’s job attractive, respected and dignified as obtainable globally.
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