Although much less chaotic and stressful than Lagos, it is still
not recommended that travellers drive themselves around Abuja.
Tourists to Abuja who will be doing a lot of travelling around the
city should look into hiring a private driver along with a rental
car. The pre-planned nature of the city's design and its relative
compactness make certain areas easy to explore on foot, but this
should not be done alone or after dark. Private taxis in Abuja are
generally safe; motorcycle taxis (okada) tend to be less
so. Visitors may find that taxi drivers in Abuja are not always
familiar with all parts of the city; it is a good idea to carry a
good map and to point out your desired destination to your
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