Oyo government set to lift ban on Okadas in Saki Community this week.
The Oyo State government has concluded plans to give hope of a quick resolution of the issue leading to the suspension of commercial motorcycle operators in Saki community, Okeogun area of Oyo State this week, between (Friday and Saturday).
Giving update on the ban at the Saki City Hall in a meeting converged with the concerned individuals held on Monday, which attracted plea for pardon from the government, stating that the State Commissioner for works and Transport, Hon Oladimeji Dauda alias Azeezu, said government will be meeting between Friday and Saturday with the relevant stakeholders in the community to deliberate on how to set a modality that would look into the issue and come up with recommendations expected to guarantee a proper and regulated operation of the commercial motorcycles.
Hon Oladimeji Dauda was quoted that activities of commercial motorcycle operators will be reviewed, saying every motorcycle plying the state roads must be duly registered to enable easy identification.
oyovoice gathers that the government is determined to arrest the trend of using motorcycles to kidnap and snatch bags of defenseless citizens without any trace or hope of apprehending culprits in the community.
According to reports reliably made available to oyovoice, ” there is the need for the okada operators to be properly identified. The state government want them to perfect their papers and be well regulated, that is what government is working to achieve and the cooperation of everyone is needed in this regard.
“Okada operators are part of the society and they deserve to earn their living, but they must do that in accordance with the law of the land”, the oyovoice investigates
oyovoice investigations show that all vandalized public property destroyed by the Okada Riders will be repaired to almost satisfaction and an undertaking would be signed so as to avert future re-occurrence in the community and its suburbs.