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People with Disabilities take to the streets in Lagos!

DEMAND REPEAL OF KEKE BAN & OTHER ANTI-POOR POLICIES

The Physically Challenged Empowerment Initiative (PCEI), the Nigerian Slum / Informal Settlement Federation (Federation) and Justice & Empowerment Initiatives – Nigeria (JEI), an influencing consortium, today stand with ordinary Lagosians and particularly persons with disability and hardworking urban poor residents whose livelihoods and transportation systems have been decimated by the recent, overnight ban on keke (tricycle) and okada (motorbike) across Lagos State. Together, we condemn the blanket ban – just the latest anti-poor policy and practice to be implemented in Lagos State – and call for an immediate repeal while more suitable, pro-people regulations are developed.

Read on in their joint press statement

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