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Okada Riders Sue Lagos State Government Due To The Okada Ban

The Legal administrators of Bike Transport Association of Nigeria (MTUN) has hauled the Lagos State Government under the steady gaze of the Bureaucratic High Court in Lagos.

MTUN and others are petitioning God for a statement that the restriction on business cruisers is unlawful, unlawful and illegal.

Other candidates in the suit incorporate Confidant Peter Umoh, Minister Tony Onuoha, David Abiona, Adebayo Oluwasegun, Gambo Muhammed, Yakubu Abubakar, Ayo Boluwade, Amaechi Peter and Nwamiri Monday.

The Lagos State Principal legal officer and Commissioner for Equity, Lead representative Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Team, Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, and Commissioner for Transport, Lagos State, are the litigants.

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In the suit numbered FHC/L/CS/1016/2022, the candidates are supplicating the court for an announcement that the “implied proposed boycott of business cruiser transportation in Lagos State by the lead representative without hearing from the administrators whose privileges are impacted or liable to be impacted is an infringement of the protected freedoms of the candidates to fair hearing accommodated and epitomized in Segment 36 of the Constitution of the Government Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as revised).”

The candidates are likewise petitioning God for a statement that the prohibition on the matter of business bike transportation in Lagos by the public authority “is an infringement of the privileges of the candidates ensured by Segment 33 of the 1999 constitution who can’t be alive without food and other method for food and whose pay is the matter of business cruiser transportation.”

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In the oath on the side of the application, committed to by one Minister Emmanuel Donatus, the deponent affirmed that he and other administrators had no method for food separated from the matter of Okada.

They asked the public authority to confine Okada procedure on significant roadways to “endorsed regions” rather than prohibiting their tasks.

The suit has not been doled out to any pass judgment.

In the mean time, the Lagos State Police Order, on Wednesday, held onto 170 bikes and captured 16 travelers and riders as requirement of the prohibition on the activities of Okada riders in the state started.

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The state’s police representative, Benjamin Hundeyin, expressed 94 of the cruisers were appropriated by the police, while others were seized by men of the Lagos State Natural Disinfection Requirement Organization.

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