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Okada Ban: Gokada, OPay Others Protest In Lagos

Some industrial motorbike operators on Friday took to the road to specific their grievances over the current choice of the state authorities to limit their motion in some Local Government Areas, bridges, and highways within the state.

The operators which embrace majorly that of Gokada and staged a peaceable protest from Oregun street to the state capital in Ikeja.

Bearing numerous placards, the protesters appealed to the state authorities to manage their companies and never prohibit them from working.

READ ALSO: Lagos Govt To Enforce Okada, Keke Ban On February 1

They lamented that the enterprise is their solely technique of survival.

Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, introduced earlier this week that the federal government would implement the ban on bikes and tricycles in six native authorities areas, in addition to main highways and bridges from February 1.

He defined that the choice was taken after a sturdy evaluation of the controversy on the speed of accidents in Lagos, saying safety and security of the lives of the residents have been paramount.

He additionally warned that each one offenders and violators could be handled in accordance with the legal guidelines of the state.

See images of the protesters under…

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