- Olufumilayo, a Nigerian doctor, on Saturday, February 8, made a sarcastic comment on the Lagos state Okada ban
- The doctor said that despite the ban, Lagosians still could not win the Lagos City Marathon where a Kenyan athlete took home the prize
- In one of his tweets, he asked the government to let the ban stay so the state's residents can prepare for 2021 edition of the race
A Nigerian doctor in the US, Olufumilayo, has taken a humorous jibe at the Lagos state Okada ban, saying Lagosians could not win Lagos City Marathon despite the fact that they trekked for a whole week.
It should be noted that the government had banned the activities of Okada and Keke since Saturday, February 1.
The doctor sarcastically said the governor of the state, Babajide Sanwolu tried to help the state residents to prepare better by making sure they trekked with the ban.
He humorously lamented the fact that despite the above, a Kenyan still won the race, going home with a whopping $50,000 prize money.
Olufumilayo said that because of the poor outcome, the state government should bring back the Okadas and Kekes.
In a follow-up tweet, he said that there have been comments by Lagosians saying that they did not have time to prepare well for the race.
With that, he again called on the government to keep the ban active so there could more preparation against the 2021 edition.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a man was seen trying to bypass the new law by turning his Okada into a dispatch bike.
It should be noted that dispatch bikes are exempted from the ban as only commercial Okadas and Kekes are affected.
The said man used a dust bin to serve as a delivery box and he donned a helmet in a way that makes him look like a dispatch rider.
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In other news, a Nigerian Twitter user with the name Zeal Ak took his time to dissect the country’s way of practicing Christianity.
In speaking specifically to Nigerian Christians, the person said that many religious houses do not guarantee righteousness.
He said that righteousness is only determined when there is love for the less privileged and there is adequate healthcare for everyone.
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The user went further to say that the problem is not about being a Nigerian, but what a collective stupidity, adding Nigerian churchgoers are their own issues.
He also said that Nigerians love praying so much they do nothing aside from attending churches every time.
Ak’s hammer did not miss religious leaders too as he said that they are transaction on the sufferings of the people for their own personal gains.
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