Engr. Abdulhafeez Gbolahan Toriola (FSNE)

Vehicle Inspection Service Lagos State


Engr. Abdulhafeez Gbolahan Toriola (FSNE)

Vehicle Inspection Service Lagos State


The award celebrates stakeholders who have been strategic in promoting sustainable development in the transportation sector for the singular purpose of ensuring safety of lives and properties.
Specifically, the TLEA award celebrates the future of the transportation sector and heralds a definitive moment in creating quality service delivery, public services integrity, customer relations, and priority of lives to road users among others.


The Transport and Logistics Excellence Award (TLEA) is the highest honour accorded to stakeholders to recognize their outstanding achievements as a way to reward them for their contributions in the transportation sector such as:

1. Improving traffic management and enforcement
2. Establishing policies for functional and accessible road construction.
3. Deployment of technology and innovations in transport service delivery.
4. Setting an enviable standard in Customer Relations.
5. Promoting a healthier environment
6. Capacity development and enhancing quality service development
7. Supporting expansions in the transportation industry
8. Cultivating connections to ease the process of doing business in transportation sector
9. Promoting safety of lives and properties on the roads through sound value system and discharge of duties with a high level of professionalism.



ngr. Abdul-Hafeez Gbolahan Toriola( FSNE), is the Director, Vehicle Inspection Service, VIS, an agency established to inspect, control regulate and enforce the roadworthiness of motor vehicles in the state. Engr. Toriola leadership has successfully elevated the Lagos State VIO a smart agency and a reference point among other safety agencies in the country.
His visionary approach and leadership style ensured that the agency moved from a mere four commands directorate to over 46, changed the face of enforcement in Lagos State by adopting the Automated Number Plates Recognition Technology, ANPR and is supervising the seamless integration of all the major vehicle processing agencies in the state. This deft move earned Lagos VIO a ricocheting and reverberating applause from Policy makers to complementary agencies.
He pioneered the first computer based in Nigeria with 22 centres which as seen drivers becoming better and learned in the highway code . He leads the most passionate and dedicated VIS Team in Nigeria.



Improvement / 70%
Contributions on Transports Sectors / 80%
Recommendation / 100%


The Transport and Logistics Excellence Award 2019, Special Award to Engr. Abdulhafeez Gbolahan Toriola (FSNE)
Vehicle Inspection Service Lagos State

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