Okada ban: Non-vehicle owners, artisans lament in ojo area, Lagos
Lagos residents residing in ojo part of Lagos have resorted to trekking resorted to their various destinations as Keke NAPEP and Okada operators observe total compliance to the Lagos State’s Okada ban directive.
This development has created room for bicycle owners to flood different streets of satellites and tedi
Also, non-vehicle owners who are supposed to be in different occasions were stranded and are lamenting as taxi and bus drivers have decided to hike transport fares.
For instance, from barracks to orile that used to be N100 is now between N150 and N250.
Within the streets of satellite town that normally cost N100, taxi drivers are now charging N1000 and above.
A resident who resides at satellite town
street who wanted to attend a function at amuwo
Mr Tony lamented that over two hours, he has not been able to get a vehicle and he doesn’t have N1000 to pay taxi drivers.
He went further to say that the government should reverse the order so that life can be normal again to avoid arm robbery and pick pocket due to the fact that riding Okada is their only source of income
He wants the government to reverse the order so that life can be normal again.
A passenger we interview also lamented been in the traffic for hours to bad road network, she complain of no Okada to take to beat time.
Everyone is lamenting bitterly due to the situation asking Lagos government state to reverse the ban.
Within the streets of satellite town that normally cost N100, bus
drivers are now charging N500 and above.