‘A rushed decision’: Angry commuters disapprove of controversial Lagos Okada ban

CNN | Feb 14, 2020 at 2:44 PM
  • Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)Motorcycle hailing companies are pivoting towards alternative forms of transport following the ban on commercial motorcycles and tricycles in major parts of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial nerve center.
  • Gokada, Max.ng, and ORide (a subsidiary of Chinese backed OPay) are in talks with the government on how to include ride hailing services in their future plan for Lagos.
  • The ban comes at a particularly crucial time for these startups, many of whom had recently raised investment capital to boost their businesses.