Lagos Launches Anti-Okada Squad As Bike Ban Begins

The Lagos State Government has deployed an Anti-Okada Squad to different parts of the state to enforce the ban on commercial motorcyclists, known as Okada.

Effective from June 1, 2022, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has banned the activities of the motorcyclists in six local governments - Ikeja, Surulere, Eti-Osa, Lagos Mainland, Lagos Island, and Apapa. The governor said that motorcycle taxi services in Lagos are unsafe.

As the enforcement begins, the Lagos Ferry Services says it has deployed more boats and increased daily operational trips at terminals and jetties located within areas in the state where activities of commercial motorcyclists have been banned.


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