Local Car News #Update
Yesterday; Sunday 28th, 2018, the Managing Director, LCC (Lekki Concession Committee) Mr. Mohammed Hassan reminded the toll users of the new development which was a hike in the fare of the Admiralty Circle and the Ikoyi Link Bridge toll. The information which was passed inform of a circular to all who drove past the toll had in it details of the new toll percentage for cars and tricycles, SUVs, Minivans and Trucks.
He had announced the upward review of the tolls since Friday, with an assurance that the new development will take effect as from February 1. He said the aim of the increase was “to enable the company to meet its loan obligations to its local and foreign Lenders” .
|TYPE OF VEHICLE||IKOYI LINK BRIDGE TOLL||ADMIRALTY WAY TOLL|
|Tricycles and Cars||20. Percent- N250-300||66.Percent- N120-N200|
|SUVs||66. Percent- N300-400||66. Percent- N150-250|
|Trucks and Buses||N1,000||N1,000|
|Mini buses||25. Percent||25. Percent|
However, the Lagos Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the increase. In a statement made by the Lagos State PDP Chairman, Moshood Salvador who expressed shock over the development.
“This is a company that generates hundreds of millions of Naira daily from tolling and nobody has an idea of what goes into its coffers. It is, no doubt, acting in league with the state government, which year in year out budgets billions of Naira for projects without making the details available”
According to him, this unnecessary development has once again brought to light the wickedness of the Lagos State Government in connivance with the LCC against helpless citizens. He also stated that millions of Lagosians are out of jobs and for the employed, their salaries have remained stagnant.