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Business News of Monday, 22 June 2020

Source: MyNigeria

LASTMA reacts to viral video of staff counting money extorted from road users

The attention of the Lagos State Transport Management Authority, LASTMA, has been drawn to a viral video showing its staff counting money allegedly extorted from road users.

The man who shared the video accused one Officer Hunpegan of extorting the money from them and handing it over to a female staff to count.

In reaction, LASTMA stated that the officers involved have been summoned and will face action if found guilty.

LASTMA tweeted: "Our attention has been drawn to the recent video making rounds about extortion from our officers. The Agency has taken note of this even as investigation has commenced. The officers involved will be summoned for subsequent disciplinary action if found guilty. .

"We urge the public to continue to report any errant officer(s) to the agency via any of the channels [email protected]"

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