The management of the Office of the Public Defender (OPD) has paid a courtesy visit to the Lagos traffic radio.
Speaking during the visit, the Director, Office of the Public Defender, Dr. Babajide Martins said the visit was to explore area of cooperation and support the radio station can provide for the agency in the more news report and coverage of OPD activities.
According to him, OPD was not oblivious of teeming population of Lagos residents, especially the indigent and vulnerable who are listeners of Traffic radio that need to know more about the agency in order to use its free legal services to the fullest.
He further said that OPD counsel are being regularly trained to deliver first class free legal services in line with the current administration philosophy of security and governace for the good people of the state.
Receiving the management of OPD, the General Manager of Lagos traffic radio, Mr. Tayo Akanle said the radio station through its services was unique and reliable when it comes to traffic news and this made the station first choice to radio listeners in the state and beyond ” the radio station has become darling of motorists and road users because of reliability of its traffic news, professionalism and timely dissemination of road news to the residents and visitors to the state alike”
He assured Office of the Public Defender of the radio station readiness to support its efforts to become more visible in the public space and delivery of statutory responsibility.
The visit was in continuation of OPD management efforts to get more media coverage for its activities and enlightenment of the grassroots people in the state.
Public Affairs Unit
30th September, 2021.