Come January 2018, Lagos state conductors will start wearing uniforms while on duty.
This was revealed by Mr Isreal Adeshola, the National President of the Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria (BCAN).
The BCAN boss stressed that the introduction of uniforms from 2018 was for security and effective service delivery.
While speaking in an interview on Sunday, the National President of the association, added that the association has started training its members in Lagos State and educating them on the job procedures and attitudinal change while on duty.
“The association has been able to train a reasonable number of conductors on behavioural change.
“We started the registrations and training at Lagos State Drivers Institute for attitudinal and change in orientation of the members toward passengers and traffic rules.
“By Jan.1, 2018, all our registered members will be in their operational uniforms for proper identification and effective service delivery,” he said.
The president explained that part of the reasons for training its members was to ensure adequate security of passengers and good customer relationship with the people they relate with.
He said that putting on uniforms with identification numbers would ensure accountability and brought sense of responsibility among the members.
Adeshola said that the association was working towards eradicating the menace of using under-age as bus conductors across the country.