Shuaibu Haruna, one of those who was detained said he left Jigawa State to work in Lagos with his motorcycle in order to double his income so as to cater for his family.
Lagos to Jigawa estimated at 905 kilometers by road, and will take at least 19 hours but the movement has since started since Tuesday.
The mastermind behind the movement said the okadas are to be dropped at Alaba International Market while he moves back afterwards to Jigawa.
“@politicupdateng: Part 2: Shocking video of the arrest of the masterminds of highly coordinated illegal mass movement of #Okada riders to Lagos from the North.@Gidi_Traffic pic.twitter.com/TIxn3LajxO
— GIDITRAFFIC (@Gidi_Traffic) August 30, 2019
Many are condemning the acts by the police for the arrests made because they are Nigerians and should have the freedom of association and relocation but only need to abide by the regulations governing Lagos roads.
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