615 buses, 14 ferries! Lagos provides solution for Okada/Keke ban

The Lagos State Government is set to deploy a fleet of 65 buses and 14 ferries along major routes to reduce the hardship caused by the recent ban on commercial motorcycles and tricycles.

Asides the deployed 65 buses, 550 more are being expected, totaling 615!

The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, in a Twitter statement, said thus:

A fleet of 65 buses will join the others on some major routes as from Monday, February 3, 2020: No less than 550 more buses are being expected. Besides, 14 ferries will be commissioned on Tuesday. This will further open up the waterways, reduce travel time on various routes and provide safe, dependable and comfortable alternatives for commuters.

Lagos state recently banned the operation of motorcycles (okada) and tricycles (keke) in some local government areas and local council development areas.

The government also listed highways, bridges and roads where it banned motorcycles and tricycles from operating in the state.



  1. Shuka

    February 4, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Change your headline. 65 buses, not 615 buses…

  2. Anonymous

    February 4, 2020 at 9:02 am

    No be 615 buses o! Where dem wan get the money? where the road sef to dump over 600 buses.

    Misleading headline guys!

  3. Anonymous

    February 4, 2020 at 9:32 am

    Very easy to say but to fulfill their promise is war

  4. Anonymous

    February 4, 2020 at 9:34 am

    Very easy to say but to fulfill promise is war

  5. Mr Lagos

    February 11, 2020 at 7:11 pm

    They need to work on rail way transportation

  6. Sylvia

    February 12, 2020 at 4:16 am

    SkyWay is the only solution. Let’s support it.

  7. BLACK

    February 13, 2020 at 5:50 am

    You are bringing new buses,do we tell u dat the one on ground is nt enough or can the bus go to adeola odeku and even falomo because u have forgotten that when you are doing your campaign it is those bike that campaign for you and even the Kekenape.

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