Okada Ban: Lagos Hausa leaders disagree

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Okada Ban: Lagos Hausa leaders disagree According to Kira, who is the Seriki of Shasha in the Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos, the decision of the government will sanitize the system.

Two leaders of the Hausa community in Lagos had appealed to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to reconsider the ban, because many Okada riders from the northern region of the country contributes significantly to the voting population of Lagos state.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos earlier had on Wednesday issued a fresh total ban of commercial motorcycles popular known as Okada in six local government Areas , which are Eti-Osa, Ikeja, Lagos Island, Lagos Mainland, Apapa and Surulere.
He said “that with effect from June 1, security operatives should enforce the proscription order across the listed councils.”

However, the enforcement was usually short-lived as many motorcycles and tricycles returned to the previously restricted areas, particularly the highways as the demands for them increased.

GOV. Sanwo-Olu order that the ban from the six local government was the “First phase”  of the action, that had been triggered by safety and security concerns (NAN).

Okada Ban: Lagos Hausa leaders disagree

However, One of the Hausa leaders, Iliyasu Kira, in a telephone interview said No protest will be allowed from any members.
“Our people are complaining because the ban will affect them but we are calming them down,We will not allow any protest because the government is superior and nobody should fight the government. He said,
It was gathered that the clash started after men of the Lagos state Environmental and special Offenses Enforcement Unit )Task Force) and the rapid response squad visited the area to enforce the state traffic law.
Okada Ban: Lagos Hausa leaders disagree

We know “There are bad eggs amongst the Okada riders while there are also good ones but the bad eggs have implicated the good ones by not obeying traffic laws, riding Okada in the middle of the night, using one-way and carrying dangerous weapons etc. we can only appeal to the government again to reconsider its decision.”

Also, the Seriki Hausa of Ajah, Ibrahim Ngoma, said no protest will be allowed in the state as he was dialoguing with his subjects.

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