Lagos Okada Riders Get Tuesday Deadline To Wear Approved Uniform



Commercial motorcycle operators (okada riders) in Lagos State have been given till Tuesday to begin to wear approved reflective jackets while on the road or risk arrest.
The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edgal Imohimi, stated this while addressing the riders on Friday.
Imohimi advised all operators to get registered for proper identification, warning that any unregistered operator found on the road from Tuesday would be arrested for illegal operation.

He said,

“If you want to be a commercial motorcycle operator in Lagos State, you must belong to either NAMORAL or MOALS. All commercial motorcycle operators are, as from Tuesday, expected to have been registered. Motorcycle operators must wear reflective vests designed by the unions with their names and numbers. 
“The vests are numbered. There are emergency numbers to call in case a passenger has a problem with any commercial motorcycle operator.’’

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