Gbenga Omotoso; The Reason For Okada Ban BY Lagos State Government

Gbenga Omotoso; The Reason For Okada Ban BY Lagos State Government

The government of Lagos State has told the constant enforcement of rules on the functions of commercial motorcycles, popularly named okada, in a particular area of the state as a crucial step to restrain their indiscipline, protect lives and enhance safety.


Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, remarked when he expressed to newsmen about the latest enforcement declaration given by Babajide Sanwo-Olu The Lagos state Governor and the backlash registered in a part of the state.

Telling as painful the insecurity in some territories of the nation that has caused many individuals to relocate to Lagos to make living by riding a bike, the commissioner clarified that the action led to complaints from citizens who have voiced their refusal of okada.

“people of Lagos are worried about the enigma of Okada; they don’t understand where they come from; the riders are anonymous; they don’t even have number plates. They don’t come for Lagos State Residents Registration LASRRA, registration, so we can’t account for them,” he expressed

Talking additionally, the Commissioner told the approach to the resumed enforcement was well designed and strategic because the state anticipated the kind of backlash the movement has generated but confirmed that it was an experience the law enforcement agencies were utilized to.

On the possible growth in corruption rate, following the enforcement, Gbenga expressed that “everything the regulation enforcement agencies require in the duration of tools, welfare, and motivation would be supplied for them to amble up enforcement and safety of lives and property.”

The commissioner said the determination by the Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to provide full enforcement reduced fears that the government would enjoy going back because of politics.

He also stated: “Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu is a man of virtue; he is a man of his remarks. He is moving to ensure that whatever it takes to implement the rule will be done. We have been inspired by Lagosians who have seen the risk and who feel that proceeding with Okada from one location to another because it is very fast cannot be approximated to the security danger they pose.

“The purpose is to have a Lagos without okada because there is no megacity in the globe that you go to and find this kind of way of carrier.


“It is also incredible for anybody to speak for our votes reach and disorder up Lagos state. No, Lagos state Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is not heading to do that. This is the last time we are going to have this as the bikes are being ground to show individuals that we are extremely grave, and communicate to those getting them in, that enough is enough.”

Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Information and Strateg. urged bike riders to examine for something else to do as there are so numerous possibilities in Lagos for anyone who enjoys to stay in Lagos and desires to be obedient citizen,

“You should go and order your LASRRA card and be an official resident of Lagos and find something to do. Crafters who left their jobs to ride Okada should discover a sense now to go back to their jobs,” Commissioner Gbenga Omotoso expressed.

Two heads of the Hausa residents in Lagos State have cautioned their issues to desist from any form of demonstration to oppose the ban of commercial motorcycles popularly known as Okada in the areas in the state.

According to Kira, who is the Seriki of Shasha in the Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos, the conclusion of the government will sanitize the method


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