Okada Ban: Motorcyclists And Policemen Clash In Lagos
No fewer than three persons have been feared killed after a fight broke out between Commercial Motorcyclists and Policemen at Ijora in Apapa, Lagos. .The fight which started around 9:30am, was said to have led to destruction of vehicles and other properties in the area.Policemen had gone to the port community to enforce the State Government's ban on commercial cycles but met stiff resistance from the operators who had earlier vowed to unleash Mayhem in protest against the new order.
It will be recalled that Lagos state has started enforcing the ban on Okada and tricycles since last Saturday.
Policeman Killed As He Clashed With Okada Operators in Lagos
It was a violent moment this afternoon at the Ajao Estate area of Lagos state when the commercial motorcyclists, popularly called Okada and Task Force, clashed over ticket collection issue a development that later led to the death of a policeman who tried to settle the issue. The identity of the killed policeman is yet to be ascertained and the police PPRO is yet to comment on the incident The area is at the moment remain calm as the perpetrators have fled the area...
Lagos Sets To Replace OKada & Tricycle In July
The Lagos State Transportation Commissioner Mr Frederick Oladeinde,, said yesterday at the 2020 ministerial press briefing at the JJT Park, Alausa, Ikeja that the Lagos State Government will from July introduce what it describes as First Mile and Last Mile (FMLM) mobility solution to replace the banned Okada and tricycle in the state.The commissioner said: “Following the restriction of motorcycles and tricycles for commuter operations in some areas in the metropol...
See How Policemen Assaulted A Woman Along Benin-Lagos Road
Some yet-to-be-identified personnel of the Nigerian police force were captured in a viral video assaulting a woman and threatening to kill her.The victim and others were allegedly on their way to Lagos along the Benin Expressway when the incident occurred.Although the reason for the assault could not be ascertained as at press time, the officer could be heard calling her an ash*wo (prostitute) and bragging that he is not an ordinary policeman.Efforts by other colle...
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