Lagos Impounds 4,694 Okada, Convicts 1,490 Offenders

The Lagos State Police Command said it has secured a total number of 1,490 convictions for various offences in the state.

The list consists of miscreants, street traders and traffic offenders, among others.

The police explained that the convicts were among the 1,709 suspects arrested for various offences in the state between June 1 and September 9, 2022.

A period in which the Lagos State Government reviewed the state traffic law guiding the activities of commercial motorcyclists in the state.

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The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said the arrests were made after the ban on motorcycle operations between June 1 and September 9, 2022, which led to the impoundment of 4,694 motorcycles from recalcitrant commercial motorcyclists.

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