August 16, 2018

Ambode’s visit cripples transport activities in Apapa (Tribune)

Ambode’s visit cripples transport activities in Apapa (Tribune)

Apapa, a town that thrives on motorcycling means of transportation due to its very bad access and connecting roads, was on Tuesday a ghost town as massive security presence in and around the town due to the visit of the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode’s, scared away motorcycle operators popularly called Okada riders.

 Many commuters were left stranded at most bus-stops in Apapa as men of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), Civil Defence Corps, and the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) took over Apapa roads. From Barracks bus-stop to Airways bus-stop, down to Creek road junction and Liverpool under the bridge, movement of Okada riders were majorly restricted to inside the Ikeja GRA area. Read more

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