Lagosians will be delighted to know that an official of the Lagos State Transport Management Agency (LASTMA) has been caught on camera demanding a bribe from a motorist who probably broke a traffic rule. We hope Governor Fashola deals with this one too.
Channels TV Â reports:
The motorist, driving on Alfred Rewane Road, Ikoyi, Lagos state, was stopped at the Golden Gate Chinese Restaurant junction, recorded an amateur video and sent it to the iWitness platform of Channels Television.
The yet-to-be identified LASTMA official accused the motorist of beating the traffic light.
As penalty, the motorist was charged the sum of N8,000 and was escorted to the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) to withdraw the cash to settle the officer.
It will be recalled that a police officer, Chris Omeleze, caught on film soliciting for inducement by an unknown motorist was dismissed by the Nigerian Police Force.
Watch the video: