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8 Nigerian states that still operates Tricycles

Transportation has greatly improved during the last decade, gone are the days when you see motorcycles in every nook and cranny of Nigeria. Governors of some Nigerian states have successfully placed a ban on some of these vehicles in the capital cities because they believe that it makes the cities look unorganized. Therefore other means of transportation such as taxis are now now being greatly utilized by the indigenes for transportation.

Tricycle popularly known as "Keke napep" in Nigeria is a three wheeled vehicle which is used commercially for transportation. Known to have been introduced in Lagos by the then military Governor of Lagos Mohammed Buba Marwa this vehicle is very important as it has successfully alleviated many people from poverty and it is also safer than motorcycles. Despite all these, some State Governors in Nigeria has successfully stopped its operation and replaced them with taxis. In today's article i will be sharing with you eight Nigerian states where you can see Tricycle operation in the capital cities.


Tricycle business is very lucrative in this South Eastern Nigerian state as many youths have become self employed in the state thanks to Tricycle. You will literarily see the vehicle in every nook and cranny of the state.


Tricycles are much more around In Enugu state, you can see it in every area of the capital city. This helps in reducing the cost of transportation around the state.

Akwa Ibom

Tricycle operation is much more around in this South Southern State.






Tricycles are really helpful for the common man, it makes transportation generally cheap and to some extent it helps reduce road accidents. Youths are self employed in most Nigerian states today thanks to Tricycle.

Is tricycle operation legal in your state?

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