Seven Lagos road users caught plying BRT lanes have been ordered to cut grass on the football field of the Ministry of Youth and Social Development remand home, Oregun .
The seven defaulters who were arraigned before the Special Offences Court, Alausa, Ikeja, and sentenced to one hour community service in addition to payment of traffic fine are :
*Kimi Egbekun-(34)Toyota RAV 4 -LSD 318 DJ
*Bucky Olapade (40) Golf CH225 APP
*Daniel Chimmezie (24) Toyota Hilux KTU 780 BR
*Sodiq Musa (50yrs) (Toyota Corolla FG 688 A42
*Felemi Moses(41) Mitsubishi L200 AKD 132 XD
*Idris Olewale 22 ( KIA Pregio SMK 33XL
*Obasi Emeka (42) Toyota Camry LND 186 DB
Apprehended around 9am on Tuesday, 21st of April, 2014 inside the BRT corridor at Anthony area of Lagos State by LASTMA officials, the road offenders all pleaded guilty to the count charge of BRT lane violation and admitted they regularly plied the BRT lanes in order to beat traffic.
One of them, Kimi Egbekun, however maintained that he was caught on his first attempt.
Feeling remorseful for their actions, they said they were humbled by the punishment and urged other motorists to obey traffic laws.