ODHA promises law to regulate ONCVIS
By Jubril Bada
Ondo State House of Assembly has assured of legislation to regulate the activities of the State Computerized Vehicle Inspection Service (ONCVIS) for ascertaining the road worthiness of vehicles in the state.
The Chairman, House Committee on Public Utilities and Transport, Mr. Abayomi Akinruntan gave the assurance during an oversight function of the members of the committee on inspection of the newly renovated centre to ascertain the level of work done and the need for people of the state to patronize the facility.
Akinruntan said the House will make laws that will facilitate enforcement and compliance by road users and motorists to reduce road accidents on the highway
He explained that the law when passed will ease and ensure motorists compliance with the activities of the centre.
Akinruntan said that before the law will be in place, assured that stakeholders’ meeting will be organised to enable them familiarize with the process.
The Speaker of the House, Mr. Bamidele Oleyelogun who was also part of the team expressed satisfaction with the services rendered by ONCVIS and assured of more people oriented laws for the benefit of all and sundry
Special Adviser to the state governor on Transportation, Mr. Tobi Ogunleye noted that the centre would help motorists put their vehicles in proper working conditions in accordance with global environmental safety standards, as the computers installed in them would analyze and diagnose the state of the vehicles.
The Chief Inspection Officer, Mr Alaba Adeleye said the facility when commissioned will go a long way in reducing road accidents and encourage maintenance culture of motorists to their vehicles.
The facility Manager, Mr. Bolaji Makinde noted that vehicles unable to pass integrity tests would be given one months to fix, before they are impounded if positive measures toward improving safety standard are not implemented.