COMMUNITY GIST HAVE YOU HEARD LATEST GIST LOCAL NEWS LASTMA GM VOWS TO APPREHEND, PUNISH LAGOS BUS CONDUCTOR WHO WAS ‘BEATEN TO COMA’ BY OFFICER By Admin Posted on March 9, 2020 2 min read 0 0 146 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA has vowed to apprehend con artist bus conductor and driver. LASTMA’s general manager. Olajide Oduoye disclosed this while reacting to the trending video of one of his officers in a physical battle with a commercial bus conductor at Maryland, Lagos. In the viral video, the bus conductor is seen lying dead on the floor while the unnamed LASTMA officer is being surrounded by angry passengers and onlookers shouting on the officer to carry ‘the corpse’. According to Oduoye, this has been the well-known tactic of this conductor who usually feints passing out to escape arrest after committing a traffic offence. This he said they do in order to attract public sympathy and in the long run escape arrest. The suspects were said to have been caught on camera hanging at the entrance of the bus. He said the bus conductor ought to have been contravened long before now as there are evidences which condemned him. However, Oduoye stated that the officer involved in this unethical drama and those at the post, numbering twenty-five have been slammed with disciplinary measures for going against the rules of engagement, while some have had their appointment terminated.