Bike hailing companies, commercial bikes(okada) and also tricycles(kekenapep) banned from major areas in Lagos.


Bikehailers, Gokada, ORide, MaxNG and other commercial motorcycles have been banned from plying 15 out  local government areas in Lagos State. The ban also affects Keke Napep (tricycle) operators in the state.

The ban was announced via a video posted on Twitter from the account of the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Lagos State Governor on New Media, Jubril Gawat. 

According to the government, this will take effect from this weekend, February 1, 2020. Reason for the ban was not disclosed.

The ban is effective in areas like; 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.

Still more to come on this story.