Trailer Loads Of Okada And Keke Napep Spotted Leaving Lagos As Ban Takes Effect Today [Video]

February 1, 2020
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Many trailer loads of motorcycles, popularly called Okada, and tricycles, known as Keke Napep, were spotted being moved out of Lagos State.

This is coming after Lagos State Government banned the activities of okada and Keke Napep in 6 local governments and 9 local council development areas of the state.

The ban, according to the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotosho, would take effect from today, February 1, 2020.

This morning many riders who hailed from the Northern part of the country were seen leaving Lagos with their motorcycles and tricycle in different trailers.

According to Daily Trust, no fewer than seven trailers loaded with motorcycles were spotted along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway leaving Lagos.

It was learnt that some of the riders left Lagos to join trailers heading to the North from Ogere in Ogun state.

At Ogere in Ogun state, at least five trailers of Okada and Keke were counted, while some of the riders were seen attaching bike on other trailers and tankers.

Some of them who spoke with newsmen on the way, said they were going to their respective states in the North because of the ban on motorcycles and Tricycles by the Lagos state government.

We gathered that following the planned enforcement of the ban beginning from Saturday morning, many roads and highways in the state are free from motorcycles and tricycles.

Meanwhile, Lagos State Government has revealed that why Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu banned the operation of commercial motorcycles and tricycles in the state.

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