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The Lagos State government has further banned commercial motorcycles popularly called Okada in 4 local government areas and 6 local council development areas of the state.
The Commissioner for Transport, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, who announced this on Thursday, said it was after a review of the earlier ban on commercial motorcycles operation in six local councils.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the areas are; Kosofe LGA: Ikosi-Isheri LCDA and Agboyi-Ketu LCDAs; Oshodi LGA:
Oshodi-Isolo LCDA; Shomolu LGA:
Bariga LCDA and Mushin LGA:
It was gathered that the ban will be effective starting from 1st of September, 2022.
PLATFORM TIMES recalls that sometime in May 18, 2022, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, imposed a fresh ban on the operations in six Local Governments, LGs and nine Local Council Development Areas to curtail the unruly activities of the riders.
This was done following several complaints over the growing menace and security threat constituted by Okada riders.
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