Okada Ban: Police Assaults Dispatch Riders in Lagos As Commuters Groan
The Okada ban that has been effected today in Lagos state has led to a lot of condemnation from several residents.
There have also been cases of assault on dispatch riders as Police were seen seizing their bikes.
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Commuters are also having a torrid moment in the state due to the ban as there is no bike available for easy movement for them.
According to a close source, Police officials are having a field day as DPOs are making money off the ban of Okada despite the specification on the routes covered in the ban.
This has made every Okada in sight a target for ransom by rogue Police officers.
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Below are some of what commuters and bike riders are going through due to the latest ban.
Already the @PoliceNG DPOs in Lagos have started making money off the ban of Okada despite the specification on the routes covered in the Ban. Every Okada in sight is now endangered as a target for ransom by rogue Police officers. #EndImpunity
— SEGA L’éveilleur®? (@segalink) February 1, 2020
Lagos state government did not provide ONE BUS.
They just banned Okada and keke and said, yall go fuck yourselves.
In 2023, you people will go out like sheep and vote for them and say, “Jimi Agbaje is not talking”
Take your city back from these bastards
— The Bald Fraud (@Olumuyiwa__) February 1, 2020
Just when i thought Lagos State Government was joking with this ban of tricycle and okadas, I got to CMS now only for me to see that these spots are cleared already. Like wow! ? Na to dey trek for Lagos island now?
Just look at that last frame and tell me there’s no okada pic.twitter.com/9DTjbG1945
— #LifeOfAnExtrovert ?? (@_Abdulquyum) February 1, 2020
@jidesanwoolu @Mr_JAGs this is what police officials are doing to dispatch companies all around Lagos state saying they were instructed to do so . Pls can this be addressed properly? Are dispatch companies affected by this ban ?? Pls we need answers ??? pic.twitter.com/azIKLO2QPj
— jnoexpresslogistics (@jnoexpresslogi1) February 1, 2020
Keke and bikes are not part of the Greater Lagos but old, rickety, no seat belt having, no side mirror having, no break light having Danfo buses are part of the Greater Lagos ? @jidesanwoolu. Laughable
— Uncle Deji (@Blackshadie) February 1, 2020
People grumbling and vexing on the road of Lagos, queues with no hope of when buses are coming to pick them, people walking distance since there is no alternative to their routes.@jidesanwoolu and @followlasg are going the path of his predecessor and I hope they’re happy now. pic.twitter.com/XWXpkOexqd
— Ayemojubar ? (@ayemojubar) February 1, 2020