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Lagos State Unveils Transportation System That Will Replace Okada, Keke Marwa

From the month of July, Lagos State Government will introduce what it describes as First Mile and Last Mile (FMLM) mobility solution to replace banned Okada and tricycle.

This was made known by the Commissioner for Transportation, Frederick Oladeinde on Wednesday at the 2020 ministerial press briefing at the JJT Park, Alausa, Ikeja.

The commissioner said: “Following the restriction of motorcycles and tricycles for commuter operations in some areas in the metropolis, the government is working on implementing a First Mile and Last Mile (FMLM) mobility solution.”

He explained that Okada and tricycle are not part of the state’s transport architecture, adding that they are constituting nuisance on the roads and responsible for the high rate of accidents and crimes.

“We have identified 285 last mile routes within the seven bus reform initiative zones across Lagos. We have developed bus specifications and shared same with potential bus manufacturers. We expect these to be rolled out in the next two months,” Oladeinde said.’

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  1. Olufemi Fagbamiye

    May 31, 2020 at 8:51 am

    Instead of eradicating these kekes & OK okadas, the government can restrict them to localities in the state and have them registered under the authorities of those localities with labels of identity on them and specific routes in the localities. Please consider this.

  2. Mr Segun

    May 31, 2020 at 7:05 pm

    Aside from the show of shame called road re-surfacing that is periodically done alone the mile 12 under-bridge to Ketu corridor needless to say the amount of abandonment we suffer in Fagbile phase 3 estate, Ijegun.
    We are only remembered when its time for election to come out and vote enmass because of the high population.
    After the election no politician ever remembers us.
    Do you want to ask if we counsellors, chairman, represntative, senator or all those other brigandes?
    Of course they only exist in Abuja.
    FMLM or whatsoever you call it would for sure not happen here. Lolzz! We don’t have the roads through which it would ply because we are definitely not part of Lagos.

  3. Ruth

    May 31, 2020 at 7:16 pm

    With these Bad Traffic!!!!!!
    Narrow roads contrasted !!!!!
    Lastma, Agbero and Police!!!!!!

  4. Small boy

    May 31, 2020 at 10:17 pm

    Is a shame too APC government what do u want us too do now because when u are campaign u said u will do everything for us but now u know want us again do you want us too thief shame okada ride is not the problem of Lagos state find danother something too do too developed Lagos state

  5. Modupe

    June 1, 2020 at 10:33 pm

    Di’s on far Mr Governor how many people can you feed. Stop fighting for your service alone think of poor. Man why now. Ede beru Olorun

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