Kayode Opeifa

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Kayode Opeifa said : “This type of development happens continuously. There were very terrible ones where people were losing limbs and losing their hands,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, December 31, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Kayode Opeifa explained : “That is not our responsibility. It is the responsibility of the NPA to issue call up notice to the truckers” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa noted : “Who do they give the money to? It is a trump up allegation by the freight forwarders to extort their principals” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa stated : “Its not our men that were attacked. The miscreants attacked the state taskforce. You can call the Chairman of the unit for further details,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, October 25, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : “The Apapa Port is the nation’s third largest revenue earner and any attempt to shut it down will hamper the nation’s economy. So we cannot shut it down. We also cannot ask the trucks to stop coming into Apapa because they are in business that impacts on our daily living. But we will continue to explore ways to ensure that we manage their activities. This we will continue to do,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa added ( about Association ) : “We also called on the leaders of the various transport unions; such as the Coalition of Maritime Transport UInions Association (COMTUA), Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), National Association of Road Transport Operators (NARTO), and Association of Maritime Transport Owners (AMARTO), to manage their drivers,” External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, August 13, 2019 7:38:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa added ( about Association ) : “We also called on the leaders of the various transport unions; such as the Coalition of Maritime Transport Unions Association (COMTUA), Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), National Association of Road Transport Operators (NARTO), and Association of Maritime Transport Owners (AMARTO), to manage their drivers,” External link

thisdayonline Tuesday, August 13, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : “Our job is to clean up. We don’t have a deadline, we have a timeline. That is short, long and medium term,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, June 27, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : “Rain or no rain, we will continue until we clear the road from the Port to Mile 2. I do not need to assure anybody. Our job is to clean up. We don’t have a deadline, we have a timeline. That is short, long and medium term,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : “There is a railway plan, there is a deep seaport construction plan, there is infrastructure rehabilitation plan, there is port operation improvement plan, there is the electronic call-up system plan, there is a traffic management and transportation. There are also plans for the establishment of a holding bay, there is a transit park plan, there is the plan to return LASTMA to manage Apapa traffic. All these are plans that are in place to ensure that we do not slide into the bad state that the Apapa area presently is” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said ( about Association ) : “I was with the leadership of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents, ANLCA, and I was told about the involvement of truck drivers in this extortion menace. But what I can tell you is that extortion has been drastically reduced. The truth is that there was a big extortion that went on when the Military personnel were in charge of the traffic” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, June 12, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : “The contractor had wanted to commence the repair last week, but exercised restraint. We have been able to achieve orderliness on the road, and this has restored sanity on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway from Cele Bus Stop to Mile 2. With this, connecting Kirikiri town up to Vanguard Newspapers and other parts of adjoining communities have become easier” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, June 11, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : “Therefore, I am using this opportunity to appeal to stakeholders and members of the public to sustain and even improve on the present sanity, orderliness, and free flow of traffic in Apapa and environs in the interest of Lagosians, general public and Nigeria as a whole” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, June 11, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa stated : “To facilitate this, the NPA has approved 54 private parks around the port area where the trucks are permitted to park for a minimum fee of not more than N1000 daily. This even the operators agreed were more cheaper than staying on the road where they are extorted by street urchins and other faceless operatives. From these parking lots, the truckers are called to approach the port,” External link

thenationonlineng Sunday, June 9, 2019 7:21:00 PM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : “We don’t want people to think that there will be no trucks in Apapa but they will not be stationary. This is because the Apapa port plays a significant role in the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) after crude oil. Truck movement is an index of any economy, so we want trucks to move and not disturb other people’s business” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:30:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said ( about Tin Can ) : “The task team has commenced the process of restoring law and order which had been greatly eroded beyond comprehension by various interests and enforcement agencies, transport unions, area boys and some military personnel, who have turned the 10 lane dual carriage road to a truck park, extortion field, Automated Teller Machine (ATM) with trucks moving in all directions against traffic despite the deplorable condition of the road and flooding. Hitherto truckers pay as much as N65,000 to N120,000 and spend weeks to have access to the roads on the Tin Can Port axis comprising Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, Mile 2, Kirikiri and Ajegunle area” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, June 7, 2019 6:27:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said ( about Tin Can ) : “The team is still working and soon we are going to achieve success in the Tin Can axis,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, May 28, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Kayode Opeifa warned : “Any truck found on the road, bridges and the ports access areas at the expiration of the presidential order would be impounded and the drivers prosecuted,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, May 28, 2019 3:19:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa added ( about Mohammed Taha ) : “The construction of the four new pedestrian bridges is expected to be completed in 32 weeks from the date the contractors are mobilised to sites,” External link

nan Wednesday, January 23, 2019 10:26:00 PM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : "We are not short of traffic managers in the state. And besides, all other agencies on Lagos roads were regulated by law. But they SURE-P taskforce was not" External link

allafrica Monday, February 16, 2015 9:13:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : “We are not short of traffic managers in the state. And besides, all other agencies on Lagos roads were regulated by law. But they SURE-P taskforce was not” External link

vanguardngr Saturday, February 14, 2015 1:37:00 PM EAT



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Kayode Opeifa

Last updated on 2007-08-07T08:41+0300.

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Kayode Opeifa said : “This type of development happens continuously. There were very terrible ones where people were losing limbs and losing their hands,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, December 31, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Kayode Opeifa explained : “That is not our responsibility. It is the responsibility of the NPA to issue call up notice to the truckers” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa noted : “Who do they give the money to? It is a trump up allegation by the freight forwarders to extort their principals” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa stated : “Its not our men that were attacked. The miscreants attacked the state taskforce. You can call the Chairman of the unit for further details,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, October 25, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : “The Apapa Port is the nation’s third largest revenue earner and any attempt to shut it down will hamper the nation’s economy. So we cannot shut it down. We also cannot ask the trucks to stop coming into Apapa because they are in business that impacts on our daily living. But we will continue to explore ways to ensure that we manage their activities. This we will continue to do,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa added ( about Association ) : “We also called on the leaders of the various transport unions; such as the Coalition of Maritime Transport UInions Association (COMTUA), Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), National Association of Road Transport Operators (NARTO), and Association of Maritime Transport Owners (AMARTO), to manage their drivers,” External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, August 13, 2019 7:38:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa added ( about Association ) : “We also called on the leaders of the various transport unions; such as the Coalition of Maritime Transport Unions Association (COMTUA), Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), National Association of Road Transport Operators (NARTO), and Association of Maritime Transport Owners (AMARTO), to manage their drivers,” External link

thisdayonline Tuesday, August 13, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : “Our job is to clean up. We don’t have a deadline, we have a timeline. That is short, long and medium term,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, June 27, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : “Rain or no rain, we will continue until we clear the road from the Port to Mile 2. I do not need to assure anybody. Our job is to clean up. We don’t have a deadline, we have a timeline. That is short, long and medium term,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : “There is a railway plan, there is a deep seaport construction plan, there is infrastructure rehabilitation plan, there is port operation improvement plan, there is the electronic call-up system plan, there is a traffic management and transportation. There are also plans for the establishment of a holding bay, there is a transit park plan, there is the plan to return LASTMA to manage Apapa traffic. All these are plans that are in place to ensure that we do not slide into the bad state that the Apapa area presently is” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said ( about Association ) : “I was with the leadership of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents, ANLCA, and I was told about the involvement of truck drivers in this extortion menace. But what I can tell you is that extortion has been drastically reduced. The truth is that there was a big extortion that went on when the Military personnel were in charge of the traffic” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, June 12, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : “The contractor had wanted to commence the repair last week, but exercised restraint. We have been able to achieve orderliness on the road, and this has restored sanity on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway from Cele Bus Stop to Mile 2. With this, connecting Kirikiri town up to Vanguard Newspapers and other parts of adjoining communities have become easier” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, June 11, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : “Therefore, I am using this opportunity to appeal to stakeholders and members of the public to sustain and even improve on the present sanity, orderliness, and free flow of traffic in Apapa and environs in the interest of Lagosians, general public and Nigeria as a whole” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, June 11, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa stated : “To facilitate this, the NPA has approved 54 private parks around the port area where the trucks are permitted to park for a minimum fee of not more than N1000 daily. This even the operators agreed were more cheaper than staying on the road where they are extorted by street urchins and other faceless operatives. From these parking lots, the truckers are called to approach the port,” External link

thenationonlineng Sunday, June 9, 2019 7:21:00 PM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : “We don’t want people to think that there will be no trucks in Apapa but they will not be stationary. This is because the Apapa port plays a significant role in the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) after crude oil. Truck movement is an index of any economy, so we want trucks to move and not disturb other people’s business” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:30:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said ( about Tin Can ) : “The task team has commenced the process of restoring law and order which had been greatly eroded beyond comprehension by various interests and enforcement agencies, transport unions, area boys and some military personnel, who have turned the 10 lane dual carriage road to a truck park, extortion field, Automated Teller Machine (ATM) with trucks moving in all directions against traffic despite the deplorable condition of the road and flooding. Hitherto truckers pay as much as N65,000 to N120,000 and spend weeks to have access to the roads on the Tin Can Port axis comprising Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, Mile 2, Kirikiri and Ajegunle area” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, June 7, 2019 6:27:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said ( about Tin Can ) : “The team is still working and soon we are going to achieve success in the Tin Can axis,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, May 28, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Kayode Opeifa warned : “Any truck found on the road, bridges and the ports access areas at the expiration of the presidential order would be impounded and the drivers prosecuted,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, May 28, 2019 3:19:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa added ( about Mohammed Taha ) : “The construction of the four new pedestrian bridges is expected to be completed in 32 weeks from the date the contractors are mobilised to sites,” External link

nan Wednesday, January 23, 2019 10:26:00 PM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : "We are not short of traffic managers in the state. And besides, all other agencies on Lagos roads were regulated by law. But they SURE-P taskforce was not" External link

allafrica Monday, February 16, 2015 9:13:00 AM EAT

Kayode Opeifa said : “We are not short of traffic managers in the state. And besides, all other agencies on Lagos roads were regulated by law. But they SURE-P taskforce was not” External link

vanguardngr Saturday, February 14, 2015 1:37:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
commissioner100.00%EN08/04/201604/08/2016
Names Lang Count
Kayode OpeifaEN96.88%
Kayode OpeifaSA3.12%


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