Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Chris Olakpe, is reportedly dead.
It was gathered that retired Assistant Inspector General of Police died on Sunday.
Olakpe was said to have been active and showed no signs of illness.
He was appointed by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in November 2015.
Ambode explained that the retired officer’s appointment was “in response to the consistent complaints by the public on the situation of traffic on the streets of Lagos”.
Olakpe studied sociology and anthropology at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and was a graduate of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos.
He served as Commissioner of Police in Bayelsa and Plateau States as well as Commissioner of Police of the Explosive Ordinance Disposal Unit, Lagos.
Olakpe was once Force Public Relations Officer and was promoted to the rank of AIG in 2014.