As part of efforts to promote Lagos state’s Smart City Initiatives, SCI, commercial bus conductors in the state will start wearing uniforms from today.
The National President of the Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria, BCAN, Comrade Israel Adeshola, disclosed this in an interview with Vanguard.
According to Adeshola, the state government has approved the association’s uniforms and badges with name tag and identification numbers for easy identification of registered conductors.
He added that the use of badges was to address the criminal tendencies in the state.
The comrade 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.’’
He also said the motive of the organization is to make the conductor’s job a respectful, attractive and dignified one.