lagos state okada ban

The Lagos state government says violators of the ban on commercial motorcycles, better known as okada, in some LGAs of the state, are liable to an imprisonment term of three years. Frederic Oladeinde, commissioner for transport, issued the warning on Wednesday during a press briefing at Ikeja, Lagos state capital. On August 18, 2022  the […]

The Lagos State Government has extended Okada ban to four more Local Govt Areas and five Local Council Development Areas. As gathered, the state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed full enforcement from September 1, 2022. Sanwo-Olu had in May banned motorcycles on highways and six local governments and nine Local Council Development Areas. The additional […]

The Lagos State Government says that it is considering a total ban on the operations of commercial motorcycles, otherwise known as Okada, in all the local government areas (LGAs) in the state. This is coming barely 26 days after the Federal Government had muted the idea of a total ban on motorcycle and mining activities […]


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