Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos, says his government will sustain the restriction on motorcycles popularly known as Okada and tricycles also Known as Keke in the state. this statement was made known on Tuesday when he inaugurated 14 commercial ferries at the Badore ferry terminal in Ajah.
“Let me tell you about the ban which we just enforced. We will sustain the ban on okadas and tricycles, mainly because of security and safety reasons, ” he said.
“Security and safety of citizens are paramount to any government. As a responsible government, we will not fold our arms and allow security breach in the state.
“We will continue to ensure the safety of our people on all fronts. There have been reports of serious security breaches and safety concerns in areas where these operators ply. We had to respond to these concerns because life and safety matter to this government.”