Some lagosians are pleading to Babajide Sanwolu to lift ban on Keke napep because It does not posses much  security threat except recklessness on the road like Okada. 
They said Governor can ban okada in all roads completely in Lagos State for security reasons which they don't have much problem with that. 
They pleaded that the state should Regulate Keke napep and help those formally driving okada to own Keke through HP , and train Latsma officials whose job is to regulate KEKE napep people , educate them and give them clear code of conduct. And punish any offenders.

Recall that the state government had on January, 27th, announced plans to commence total enforcement of Reform Traffic Law of 2018 on activities of the operators on restricted routes and bridges across 15 Local Government Areas of the state with effect from February 1st.

While most residents hailed the state government for taking a bold step to ban Okada in the state, others flayed the government for adding to the hardship of already depressed residents.

On the first day of enforcement, which fell on a weekend, there was an impressive compliance as described by the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotosho while reacting to the enforcement.

Areas like Apapa and Oshodi-Apapa Expressway still have the okada operating, though not in their large numbers. One of the okada riders, who spoke to Vanguard explained that they were still operating along Oshodi Apapa Expressway because the roads are very bad and inaccessible to motorists and the only means of transport to access the area was by motorcycle.

“Where do they (government) want us to go. We are going no where because we are doing a legitimate work. This is what I do to feed my family with other responsibilities. We normally come out in the night now to avoid taskforce in daytime.,” Ahmed, okada rider told Vanguard.


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