okada ban

Traders are hard hit by the ban of motorcycles in several states and the threat by the Federal Government to outlaw commercial motorcycles, popularly called “Okada.” Motorcycle imports into Nigeria declined by 35.92 per cent in the second quarter of 2022, according to the foreign trade report of the National Bureau of Statistics for the […]

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 […]

In a renewed commitment to the enforcement of its ban on activities of Okada riders in 6 local government areas and 9 local council development areas, the Lagos State Government has announced the expansion of its operations to power bikes and dispatch riders who violate traffic laws. This was made known by the Chairman of […]


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