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Lagos appeals judgement stopping LASTMA officials from imposing fines, tow vehicles without court order.

Lagos appeals judgement stopping LASTMA officials from imposing fines, tow vehicles without court order.

 

The Lagos State Government has said that it had filed an appeal against the judgement stating that the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) could not impose fines and tow vehicles without an Order of Court of competent jurisdiction
Recall that Honourable Justice Olalekan Oresanya had on 22nd of September, 2022, gave the ruling on the subject matter.
But LASG said it had filed a notice of appeal against the judgement on 30th September, 2022 containing four grounds of appeal.
In a statement signed by Hameed Oyenuga, Director of Civil Litigation
Lagos State Ministry of Justice, the state expressed dissatisfaction over the judgement and wished to exercise its constitutional rights of appeal.
“The State Government reviewed the judgment and dissatisfied with same, has exercised its constitutional right of appeal by filing a Notice of Appeal on the 30th day of September, 2022. An application for a Stay of Execution of the judgment has also been filed.
“Consequently, members of the public are therefore advised to be law abiding and ensure compliance with all relevant Laws of the State.”

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