Tags : Okada

Sanwo-Olu Launches Ferries, Says No Going Back On Okada, Keke

Lagos State Governor , Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has launched 14 commercial ferries at the Badore Ferry Terminal, Ajah in response to the  difficult transport situation that accompanied the recent ban of commercial motocycles and tricycles popularly known as Okada and Keke . The Governor who spoke at the launch on Tuesday at the Badore Ferry […]


The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has warned the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, that the ban on motorcycle (okada) and tricycle (keke) operators would amount to increase in unemployment and insecurity. Though Dr Amaechi consented that motorcycles were used to rob during his tenure as a Governor in Rivers State, he cautioned […]

Lagos Ban On Commercial Motorcycles, Tricycles Takes Effect Today

The ban on commercial motorcycle and tricycle operations in Lagos State has taken effect today, February 1, 2020. According to the Director of Transport Operations at the Ministry of Transportation, Mr Gbolahan Toriola, the initiative is for the greater good of the State and it is expected to help reduce traffic congestion on the highways. […]

‘It Is Now A Punishable Offence For Okada Riders To

It is now a punishable offence for okada riders to carry two passengers and tricyclists to carry passengers in the front. The PRO of Oyo State Road Transport Management Agency (OYRTMA), Mrs Oluwatoyin Oyekunle said the law has been in existence since December 2019, noting that there’s sensitization jingles to let the drivers of okadas […]