The Lagos state Governemnt on Monday announced the ban of Motorcycles (Okada) and Tricycles (Marwa) in some Local Government Areas, bridges, and highways in the state.
The ban also includes Opay and Gokada operators.
The government said the full enforcement of the ban would commence on February 1, 2020.
Among the 15 Local Governments and Local Council Development Centres affected are Apapa, Apapa Iganmu, Lagos Mainland, Yaba, Surulere, Itire Ikate, Coker Aguda, Eti-Osa, Lagos Island, Ikeja, Onigbongo, Ojodu, Ikoyi-Obalende, Iru Ikoyi-Obalande, and Lagos Island East.
This was made known in a tweet by Jubril Gawat Senior Special Assistant on New Media to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
BREAKING NEWS: The Lagos State Government has banned the activities of Commercial Motorcycles (Okada) & Tricycles (Keke) in some LGAs in the State: Apapa, L/Mainland, Surulere, Eti Osa, L/Island, Ikeja effective from Feb 1, 2020. #ForAGreaterLagos @Riddwane @gbenga_omo pic.twitter.com/A79VP0p6dH
— Jubril A. Gawat (@Mr_JAGs) January 27, 2020
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