Okada Ban: ORide Announces Closure of Operations in Six Lagos Local Govts

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SWITZERLAND, JANUARY 31 – Motorcycle hailing service, ORide has announced the closure of its operations in six areas of Lagos state.

This follows an announcement by the Lagos state government on January 27, banning the activities of all commercial motorcycles and tricycles in 6 local governments.

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The ban covers commercial motorcycles known as Okada, commercial tricycles known as Keke, and online-ordered motorbike services such as ORide, MaxOkada and Gokada.

“This is to inform our esteemed customers that from Feb 1, 2020, ORide Riders will not be operating in the following areas: Ikeja, Surulere, Lagos Mainland, Lagos Island, Eti-Osa and Apapa We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this might cause Thank you for riding with us,” the company tweeted on Friday

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