Okada riders sue Lagos state administration

Okada riders sue Lagos state administration
Okada riders sue Lagos state administration

The Lagos state government has been pulled to court by Trustees of Mollootorcycle Transport Union of Nigeria( MTUN) fwing the ban on mission of marketable motorcyclists( Okada riders).

Aspirants in the action before a civil high court in the state are Comrade Peter Umoh, Pastor Tony Onuoha, David Abiona, Adebayo Oluwasegun, Gambo Muhammed, Yakubu Abubakar, Ayo Boluwade, Amaechi Peter and Nwamiri Monday.

Okada riders sue Lagos state administration

Defendants in the suit pronounced FHC/ L/ CS/1016/2022 are Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Governor Babajide Sanwo- Olu, Lagos State Task Force, Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, and Commissioner for Transport, Lagos State.

Excursions asking for a protestation that the ban on marketable motorcycles is illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional, the aspirants also asked the court to declare that the “ purported proposed ban of marketable motorcycle transportation in Lagos State by the governor without hearing from the drivers whose rights are affected or probably to be affected is a violation of the indigenous rights of the aspirants to fair hail handed for and reprised in Section 36 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999( as amended). ”

They also supplicated for a protestation that the ban on the business of marketable motorcycle transportation in Lagos by the government “ is a violation of the rights of the aspirants guaranteed by Section 33 of the 1999 constitution who can not be alive without food and other means of food and whose income is the business of marketable motorcycle transportation. ”

In the affidavit in support of the operation, sworn to by one Pastor Emmanuel Donatus, the deponent averred that he and other drivers had no means of food piecemeal from the business of Okada.
They supplicated the government to circumscribe Okada operations on major roadways to “ approved areas ” rather than banning their operations. The suit has not been assigned to any judge.



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