Last week, I despatched my driver to go and renew the license for my automobile. He got here again with the brand new license but in addition with a discover that I used to be owing N20,000 superb. I did not recall any violation that earned me any superb. But the discover had a web site tackle for me to pay the superb.

I went to the web site (https://payvis.ng), typed the registration variety of my car, and up got here the element of my violation: On 27-Feb-2021, at 3:45pm, my automobile was on the street with out an insurance coverage.


I went again into my insurance coverage data and certainly noticed that my insurance coverage had expired on 5-Feb-2021, however my driver had forgotten to remind me, and I solely renewed the insurance coverage greater than 2 months later.

27-Feb-2021 was a Sunday and I had personally pushed the automobile that day since my driver would not work weekends besides I particularly request him to.

What had occurred was that one of many surveillance cameras in Lagos had picked up my automobile quantity and checked it towards the database of insurance coverage certificates issued within the state, and had detected that my insurance coverage had expired. The system then routinely booked a first-offender superb of N20,000 towards my automobile document, to be flagged at my subsequent transaction with the car registry.

An old story many have heard but some have missed…..

Needless to say, I couldn’t contest the superb. I gladly paid it, and was left with an amazing impression of the transformation in Lagos State.

I actually marvel why different states are complacent with merely spending Federal allocations as an alternative of putting in programs that will assist enhance their internally – generated income.

This is simply to tell everybody that the VIS has began impounding autos with expired VL, RW or Insurance

Everyone is anticipated to verify payvis.ng to make sure their car has not been blacklisted.

Kindly inform your mates to verify the standing of their car on (payvis.ng). Each offence attracted N20k superb.

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They is not going to ship any message, they simply wait on the street to sight any automobile with excellent payments. Once the digicam has caught the automobile, the car is routinely blacklisted. And as soon as the car is sighted on the street, they impound the car instantly.

The platform is payvis.ng