An Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has slammed a N100,000 bail on a 40-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Hameed Safaliu, for allegedly plying a prohibited route.
The Magistrate, Mr A. Oshodi-Makanju, who gave the ruling on Thursday, granted him two responsible sureties.
He said the sureties, who should be gainfully employed, should also show evidence of tax payment.
Safaliu, whose address is unknown, pleaded not guilty.
But the prosecutor, Sgt. Kemi Adeniran, insisted that the accused committed the offence on July 27 at 4.00 p.m. […]
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has said that it is collaborating with other traffic agencies to ensure that commercial motorcyclists are barred from plying major roads in Lagos state.
The Sector Commander of the commission in Lagos, Mr Hyginus Omeje, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday that a task force had been put in place to enforce the ban.
Omeje said: “On the issue of restriction of Okada on major highways in Lagos State, we are […]