Obiano bans Okada in Awka and Onitsha

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Governor Obiano bans Okada in Onitsha and Awka.

The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willy Obiano has banned the use of commercial motorcycle at Awka and Onitsha.
In a statement issued this evening by James Eze, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Obiano said all commercial motorbike (Okada) operators in Onitsha and Awka, the capital city of Anambra State have been given until July 1, 2018 to change to another trade or vacate the two cities for good.

It was one of the many resolutions from the meeting of the Anambra State Executive Council, held on Tuesday,

The statement says the ultimatum given to Okada operators in the two cities was part of the overall strategy adopted by the state government to deepen its crackdown on crime and restore sanity to Onitsha and Awka.

With the above directive, all Okada operators in Onitsha and Awka will seize to exist by July 1,

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