LAGOS: Mixed reactions trail new ‘Agbero’ uniform

MIXED reactions have trailed the new uniform of Lagos State Motor Park and Garages members. 

Chairman of Parks and Garages Management Committee, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya (aka MC Oluomo) yesterday unveiled the new uniform at the state office in Abule Egba.

In trending photos, MC Oluomo and some of his members posed for the camera wearing the new uniform, which has the inscription LASPG, an abbreviation for Lagos State Parks and Garages. The uniform comes with a jacket.

The move is part of MC Oluomo’s vision to make members of the body professional as against public perception.

Reacting to the trending picture on social media, one @Horlernreywerju captioned  the development as “Agbero with class.”

igbanda_1 wrote: “Cooperate touts. It’s not about uniform. It’s about character. Will the agberos change their character ???”

adestriker9 wrote: “These people will continue to wield enormous power as long as politicians are using them for election.”

   jamaldeenvoice wrote: “Ontop money wey dem go extort from innocent citizen”

emperor_shobo wrote:  “Lagos state has immensely given these guys power, I don’t understand, think about it, if Tinubu wins the presidency…Naija to hear am.”

  iambosgram wrote: “If u see these guys walking on the street of Oshodi with their entourage smoking and drinking weed, u will tell ur self that they are only there to rig election. This is one of the main reason why BAT cannot be president”

   frankymoles wrote: “How do u guys throw jabs in suit now? Guess this is for those in office, we await uniform for those at the parks and roads for owo chairman.”

  adibe009 wrote: “Omo see levels lol… Agberos don rebrand”
Ali wrote “Executive Ageberos…They will soon take over Lagos state, and the educated once are watching. Don’t worry”

    Dami wrote “Warming up to become governor of Lagos once his boss becomes president. .God forbid you lot!!!!”

   Alex wrote “Tinubu boys & he thinks that he can turn Nigeria to agbero place , never”

    Emma wrote “Kudos to Oluomo for this. This MC Oluomo get sense pass some states governor way go school self”

    Last month, the transport union leader appealed to the Lagos State University (LASU) School of Transport and Logistics to collaborate with the Committee on the training of commercial bus drivers.

     MC Oluomo has been managing parks and garages in Lagos since pulling out of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in March 2022.

    Speaking at the LASU School of Transport and Logistics’ third lecture series held at the Majekodunmi Hall, LASU, MC Oluomo said the collaboration between his committee and the school would help implement Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s T.H.E.M.E.S agenda among bus drivers.

    Represented by the Assistant Secretary of the Committee, Olayiwola Lemboye, the former NURTW boss emphasised the need for training and retraining of commercial bus operators.

    “When our members go for training, they will learn new techniques of dealing with the public and maintenance of their vehicles. The majority of them will see the need to cooperate with the traffic officials and abide by the state’s transport regulations,” he said.

    MC Oluomo was also presented an award of recognition as a major stakeholder in road public transport in Lagos State.

    Meanwhile, the new uniform of the motor park managers has been stirring mixed reactions on social media. 

   One @Horlernreywerju described the Lagos motor park managers as “Agbero with class.”

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