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JUST IN: Okada, Tricycle Riders, Police Clash In Ijora



There is an ongoing clash in Ijora between Okada riders and policemen following the recent ban of Okada and tricycles in Lagos state.

Suspected riders of motorcycles and tricycles, on Monday, protested their ban by the Lagos State Government.

During the protest in Ijora area of the state on Monday, the riders reportedly clashed with police officers.

It was learnt that the clash occurred when the police officers attempted to stop the protest embarked upon by the riders.

During the protest, which started around 08.21 am, the protesters blocked the road, burning tyres.

It will be recalled that the Lagos State Government had banned motorcycles and tricycles, including the popular Opay, Gokada and Max ng starting from February 1.

In a video seen on social media, A commercial bus rider is seen complaining bitterly about Okada riders breaking the windscreen and stoning people inside his bus with stones and other dangerous objects.

Commuters are stranded due to lack of bikes and tricycles to get to their place of destination.

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