Reports show that the Nigerian Senate has called for the reintroduction of toll gates on the nation’s highway.
According to Vanguard, the Senate mandated its Committee on Works to form a synergy with other relevant stakeholders to brainstorm and come up a holistic policy that would help set up toll gates in Nigeria.
The committee is also to come up with a blueprint of effective ways of generating funds for road construction and maintenance. The Senate also urged the committee to do a thorough job and report back as soon as possible to enable lawmakers take a position on the issue, Vanguard reports.
According to Vanguard, the resolution of the Senate was sequel to a motion moved by Senator Suleiman Nazif, APC, Bauchi, titled Need for the Re- establishment of Toll Gates on our Federal Highways.