Just In: Lagos state govt announces total ban on Okada riders in six local government areas, order to take effect June 1

Baba Jide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos state government has placed a total ban on the operations of commercial motorcyclists aka Okada riders in six local government areas in the state.

During a meeting today, May 18, with the state Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, DPOs, and Area Commanders, Governor Sanwo-Olu stated that the total ban will take effect June 1 in the following local government areas – Ikeja, Surulere, Eti-Osa, Lagos Mainland, Apapa, and Lagos Island.

He said local government areas that fail to abide by the ban will be punished. reported that: Must Read: Sound engineer [email protected] and burnt to [email protected] allegedly by a group of commercial motorcyclists following disagreement over N100 balance

This order comes days after a a group of motorcyclists k#lled a sound engineer, David Imoh, who allegedly came out to settle a dispute between an Okada Rider and his two colleagues over N100 change in Lekki Phase 1.

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