Government to replace Okada, tricycle with new bus services from July 8
The Lagos state government said it will roll out a new mass transport initiative tagged First Mile and Last Mile mobility solution in July –
According to the state’s transport commissioner, Frederick Oladeinde, the new initiative is meant to replace Okada and tricycle – Oladeinde explained that Okada and tricycle are not part of the state’s transport architecture, adding that they constitute nuisance on the roads and cause a high rate of accidents and crimes,
After banning Okada and tricycle in some major roads in Lagos, the state government said it will soon introduce what it describes as First Mile and Last Mile (FMLM) mobility solution. The state’s commissioner for transportation, Frederick Oladeinde, made this known on Wednesday, May 27, during the 2020 ministerial press briefing at the JJT Park, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos State.