Lagos Okada ban: Police shoot to disperse protesters (Watch Video)


It was reported that Police official and some 'Okada and Keke' riders clashed at the Ijora area of Lagos State on Monday, over the ban of the motorcyclists operations within some local government areas of Lagos by the State Government.

However, In this video, bonfires were seen under the Ijora Bridge, even as commercial buses were attacked and police were seen shooting while the protesters are running for their life.

However, the report revealed that the clash occurred when the police officers attempted to stop the protest embarked upon by the riders. But it was added that during the protest, which started around 08.21 am, the protesters blocked the road, burning tyres.

However, it was also disclosed that before the Monday protest, about thousands of motorcycle officials for Gokada and Max had on Friday protested at the Lagos State House of Assembly.

The riders, who carried placards with different inscriptions, demanded the suspension of the planned ban on motorcycle and tricycle riders in 15 Local Government Areas of the state.


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