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JUST IN: Lagos Govt Extends Okada Ban To More LGAs




The Lagos State Government has extended the ban on commercial motorcycles, (okada) to four more Local Government Areas and five Local Council Development Areas.

The Commissioner for Transport, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, confirmed this on Thursday.

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According to Oladeinde, the decision was taken after a review of the earlier ban on commercial motorcycles operation in six local councils.

The additional councils where the total Okada ban is pronounced include Kosofe Local Government, Oshodi-Isolo Local Government, Shomolu Local Government, and Mushin Local Government.

Others are Ikosi-Isherri LCDA, Agboyi-Ketu LCDA, Isolo LCDA, Bariga LCDA, and Odi-Olowo LCDA.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered full enforcement from September 1, 2022.

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Ojogwu Godwin Chukwudi hailed from Delta State. A young talented personality, Alumnus of Delta State university,Abraka Studied Library and information science. He is an intellectual cyber communicator expert and a prolific blogger professional.

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  1. chijioke

    August 18, 2022 at 12:56 pm

    Good move by govt though am concerned as to their ability to enforce the ban and even the mode of enforcing it.

    Further govt must provide a workable alternative means of commuting for massive residents of these areas.

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