The Governor of Lagos state Babajide sanwolu has announced the Ban of Bikes popularly called “Okada” from Lagos highways. it was announced in a press release on Monday Januray 27th 2020The Ban had been deliberated upon for a long time until yesterday when the decision was announced.
Okada or Bike riders have been labelled lawless following restricted high ways in Lagos state. The Ban also affects tricylcles, Opay and Gokada Bikes.
The proscribed areas are Apapa LGA, Apapa Iganmu LCDA, Lagos Mainland LGA, Yaba LCDA, Surulere LGA, Itire-Ikate LCDA, and Coker-Aguda LCDA, Ikeja LGA, Onigbongbo LCDA, Ojodu LCDA, Eti-Osa LGA, Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA, Iru-Victoria Island LCDA, Lagos Island LGA and Lagos Island East LCDA.
It is to take effect from February 1st 2020.