The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has warned motorists and the general public against fake agents/third parties conducting businesses using its name.
In a notice issued on Wednesday through its official Twitter account, the authority reminded motorists that it will not be held accountable for the losses suffered by the motorists under the hand of the fake agents.
It revealed that it had not entered into any agreement with a third party to offer service on its behalf. The authority also warned car owners against sharing details of their TIMS logins. It further revealed that the details are a personal secret and they are often send to ones phone.
“We hereby caution the general public that NTSA has not contracted any third party/agent to carry out our services. Further, note that all code and passwords to your TIMS accounts ate sent to your mobile number. Such information is not to be shared or disclosed to anyone, "read its message.
The NTSA TIMs account provides information on different aspects including car registration, Reflective number plate application, transfer of car ownership, Vehicle inspection, Change of particulars and duplicate Logbook application.
The details are essential for car owners and con artists take advantage of the ignorance of some motorists to rob them using this platform.
Here is the notice