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Full Enforcement On Ban On Keke NAPEP And Okada Starts On February 1st – LASG



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Full Enforcement On Ban On Keke NAPEP And Okada Starts On February 1st - LASG

The full enforcement on the ban on commercial motorcycles (Okada) and Tricycle (Keke) on all highways, bridges and listed roads begins on February 1, 2020.

This is according to a statement released by the Lagos State Government.

According to the statement signed by Mr Gbenga Omotoso, the Honourable Commissioner, Information & Strategy, the decision was taken after wide consultation by the Lagos State government with stakeholders, the State Security Council, in compliance with the extant Transport Sector Reform Law 2018.


Full Enforcement On Ban On Keke NAPEP And Okada Starts On February 1st - LASG

The security and safety of the lives of Lagosians are paramount

Omotosho stated that, “The figures are scary.  From 2016 to 2019, there were over 10,000 accidents recorded at the General Hospitals alone.  This number excludes unreported cases and those recorded by other hospitals.  The total number of deaths from reported cases is over 600 as at date” Omotosho stated.

Full Enforcement On Ban On Keke NAPEP And Okada Starts On February 1st - LASG

According to the statement, “The rate of crimes aided by Motorcycles (Okada) and Tricycles (Keke) keeps rising.  Motorcycles (Okada) and Tricycles (Keke) are also used as getaway means by criminals.”

“Law enforcement agents have been directed that with effect from February 1, 2020, there will be Zero Tolerance for Motorcycles (Okada) and Tricycles (Keke) in (on) the listed Local Governments, highways and bridges.   Members of the public are hereby notified that all offenders and violators will be dealt with in accordance with the Law” stated the Commissioner for Information And Strategy.

Full enforcement begins on February 1, 2020

“The full enforcement on the ban on Keke and Okada begins on February 1, 2020. This is the first stage of the State Government’s plan to sanitize our roads and protect Lagosians from the negative effects of these illegal modes of transportation. The Law is very clear.  Motorcycles (Okada) and Tricycles (Keke) are banned on all highways, bridges and the listed roads”.


Full Enforcement On Ban On Keke NAPEP And Okada Starts On February 1st - LASG

The ban on Keke

Roads in the following Local Governments (LGs) and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) are those Keke and Okadas are prohibited from plying:

  • Apapa LG and Apapa Iganmu LCDA
  • Lagos Mainland LG and Yaba LCDA
  • Surulere LG, Itire-Ikate and Coker-Aguda LCDAs
  • Ikeja LG, Onigbongbo and Ojodu LCDAs
  • Eti-Osa LG, Ikoyi-Obalende and Iru/Victoria Island LCDAs
  • Lagos Island LG and Lagos Island East LCDA

Major Highways

  1. Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
  2. Apapa-Oshodi Expressway
  3. Oworonshoki-Oshodi Expressway
  4. Lagos-Ikorodu Expressway
  5. Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway
  6. Eti-Osa/Lekki-Epe Expressway
  7. Lagos-Badagry Expressway
  8. Funsho Williams Avenue
  9. Agege Motor Road
  10. Eti-Osa Lekki Coastal Road


  1. Iyana- Ipaja Bridge Agege
  2. Dopemu Bridge Agege
  3. Airport/Ikeja Bridge
  4. Agege Motor road/oshodi Loop, Oshodi
  5. Mushin/Isolo Link Bridge
  6. Dorman Long Bridge
  7. Ojuelegba Bridge
  8. National Stadium Flyover
  9. Apapa-Iganmu Bridge
  10. Apapa-Ijora Link Bridge
  11. Liverpool Bridge, Apapa
  12. Mile 2 Bridge-Loop, Amuwo-Odofin
  13. Okota (cele)/Ijesha Link Bridge
  14. Apakun/Apapa-Oshodi Bridge Network
  15. Ikorodu Road/Anthony Clover leaf Bridge
  16. Trade Fair Flyover Bridge
  17. Festac/Amuwo-Odofin Link Bridge
  18. 2 Flyover Bridges along Alhaji Masha Road
  19. Ojota Clover leaf Bridge
  20. Ogudu Bridge
  21. 3rd Mainland Bridge
  22. Maryland flyover
  23. Ikeja General Hospital Flyover Bridge
  24. Kodesoh Bridge, Oba Akran, Ikeja
  25. Opebi Link Bridge
  26. Sheraton-Opebi Bridge
  27. Jibowu/Yaba flyover Bridge
  28. Carter Bridge, Lagos
  29. Bariga-Ifako Bridge
  30. Apapa-Oshodi Expressway/Alapere Bridge
  31. Bariga/Oworonsoki Bridge
  32. Apapa-Oshodi Expressway/Gbagada U-Turn
  33. Apapa-Oshodi Expressway
  34. 3rd Mainland/Oworonsoki Bridge
  35. Eko Bridge
  36. Apongbon flyover Bridge
  37. Cowry Bridge (Officers Mess)
  38. Mcwen Bridge (Bonny Camp)
  39. Marina/Ikoyi Bridge
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