Dec 4, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Security Alert: Photos Emerge as Lagos Issues Eviction Notice to Occupants of Popular Market –

  • The Lagos State Government says it will not condone any act or violation of law and order as doing so will result in severe consequences
  • As part of its precautionary measures to ensure law and order is maintained, the State Task Force has seized 150 motorbikes traveling on the closed Lagos highways Force Agents were arrested while on duty

Fresh from announcing a ban on Okada drivers in six local government areas and nine local councils, Gov. Babajide Sanwo Olu has issued a two-week eviction order to residents of the popular Alaba Rago Market issued.

A joint team from the Rapid Response Squad and Lagos Task Force went to notify residents of the eviction notice.

The government de s State of Lagos is attempting to modernize the brand et along the Lagos-Badagry Expressway.

When asked if the residents of the market were prompted before announcing the new 14-day advance notice to clear the market. The source said he was unsure.

However, the source reiterated that the measure to notify inmates was due to safety fears that assumed that the Okada drivers differed.


The source said:

“This is a security concern and it’s turning into a major problem that requires proactive action in other areas to avoid further security fears.”

Lagos cracks down on dissenting Okada riders, impounding 150 motorbikes

Meanwhile, Okada operators continue to protest and completely block Meile 2-Ojo -Badagry Expressway on Thursday, May 19, the task force crack squad cracked down on the drivers before their action degenerated into a state of law and order collapse.

The explanation reads:

“The Okada drivers’ excuse is that from now until June 1, 2022 they can do anyway and decided to protest, forgetting that they are not on Motorways are allowed to drive first and foremost.”

Security group welcomes Sanwo Olu’s ban on Okada

In another related report, the Southwest Security Stakeholders Group (SSSG) Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu vowed to be commercial about the recent ban eller motorcyclists.

While the group welcomed the move, the group’s statement also urged Governor Sanwo-Olu to extend the ban to other areas in the state.