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Reactions: Lagosians Lament Okada And Tricycle Ban

Lagosian lament Okada and Keke ban – Image: Twitter/minesam_

The Lagos State government on Monday, January 27 announced the decision to restrict motorcycles and tricycles popularly known as Okada and Keke Marwa respectively from plying major highways and selected roads in 15 local councils of the state.

The new law, which took effect on Saturday, February 1 is already taking its toll on Lagosians. The city is ever busy with a population of over 10 million people, per UN-Habitat.


It appears that Lagosians began to feel the full weight of the new law on Monday, February 3 as many have taken to social media to air their displeasure:

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