The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has banned motorcycle operators popularly called Okada, in Oshodi-Isolo, Kosofe, Mushin and Shomolu local government areas and also extended the previous ban in some local governments.
Goldennewsng reports that Ikosi-Isherri, Agboyi-Ketu, Isolo, Bariga, and Odi-Olowo Local government development authorities were also added to the latest ban.
Governor Sanwo-Olu’s order was communicated by the state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, on Thursday.
The decision to include the four local governments and five local government development authorities was after careful consideration of the Okada activities in the areas.
According to Oladeinde, Sanwol-Olu also stated that the ban remains active in the previous local government the state government banned Okada riders.