Arise TV anchor, Rufai Oseni, has been found guilty of violating the traffic law in Lagos State, the police have said.
In a tweet on Tuesday, Benjamin Hundeyin, the police spokesperson in the state, said the broadcaster was fined N70,000.
“Mr Rufai Oseni was in court earlier today. He was found guilty of contravening Lagos State Transport Law (2018),” he wrote.
“He was subsequently fined Seventy Thousand Naira Only. He made the payment, after which his vehicle was released to him.”
The broadcaster on Monday, breached the traffic law by taking the BRT lane and lashed out at officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) who impounded his vehicle in a video that been making the round on social media
With his statement, “I will call the governor,” his action has been widely condemned by Nigerians.
However, he justified his statement during a live session on Instagram on Tuesday.
“I said I will call the government and I have a right to say I will call the governor of a state because he is the chief security officer,” he said.