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Ban on okada still in force in Lagos- LASG


The Lagos State government has said the ban on commercial motorcycles in 10 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 15 Local Council Development Areas, (LCDAs) in the metropolis is still in force.

Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Sola Giwa, said at the weekend that commercial motorcyclists were still operating in Kodofe, Oshodi-Isolo, Somolu, Mushin, Apapa, Ikeja, Lagos Island, Lagos Mainland, Surulere and Eti-Osa where they are prohibited.

Their operations are also banned in Ojodu, Onigbongbo, Lagos Island East, Yaba and Coker Aguda LCDAs.

Other LCDAs in which they are banned are: Itire-Ikate, Eti-Osa West, Iru Victoria Island, Ikoyi-Obalende, Ikosi-Isheri, Agboyi-Ketu, Isolo, Ejigbo, Bariga and Odi-Olowo.

The Special Adviser urged both riders and passengers to keep off all roads on all restricted routes.

He said both the riders and passengers are liable to three years in prison if found guilty, with their motorcycles impounded and crushed.