Tricycle operators in parts of Lagos State have begun operations partially. A visit to Agbado Oke-Odo and Ojokoro Local Council Development Area by our news shows the level of compliance by commuters.
The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwooluis fighting tooth and nail to ensure the pandemic become a thing of the last in Lagos State and the federal government has not been resting his hoax to break even in the nation.
The national broadcast of Presidential Broadcast of President Muhammadu Buhari of Monday, April 28, 2020, and the presidency directives to relax the lockdown due to the complaints of the citizens and the recommendation of the specialists on the fight against the coronavirus.
President Buhari immediately lockdown Kano as a result of the constant mysterious death taking place in the city while FCT, Lagos and Ogun were to be under locks from Monday 4th May with a curfew from 8pm till 6am daily to further contain the virus spread.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwoolu has further strengthened the revolutionary measures with another twelve commandments that will further contain the communal areas of the virus. These regulations have indeed helped Lagosians in the new presidential approach to lockdown.
Among the rules are restrictions on all motorcycle operators in the state as there is no way they can maintain social distancing in their usual ways of operation. The tricycles have been directed to only pick two passengers on every trip. This was strictly adhered to by operators in Ojokoro LCDA and Agbado Oke-Odo LCDA.
Adekunle a tricycle operator in Alimoso said the executives of the National Union of Road and Transport Workers and security operatives especially the police at Meiran Police station are really enforcing the state directives on social distancing.
The report is same in Ojokoro Local Council Development area as men of Ojokoro Police Station are not taking it likely with operators who try to go against the directives of the Lagos State Governor towards the combat of the pandemic.
Effort the speak with the tricycle operators chairman of Ijaiye pack, Mr. Odo proved abortive but his men were doing a good job in the enforcement of the Lagos State Governor’s directives.