Lagos State Announces Diversion Of Traffic Ahead Of President Buhari’s Visit

Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit, the Lagos State Government has announced the provision of alternative routes for motorists.

Buhari will commission the newly-built International Terminal at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, on Tuesday, March 22, 2022.

The event will hold between 8.00 am and 12 noon.

The state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, in a statement, disclosed that motorists from Apapa/Oshodi would be able to ply Agege Motor Road to link PWD to connect Works Road or General Adeyinka Adebayo Road to access Oba Akinjobi inward Ikeja General Hospital and connect Local Airport through the underpass.

Also, motorists on Agege Motor Road were advised to link Charity by the Armed Resettlement Centre on the service lanes and make a U-turn at Cappa/Bolade axis inwards Shogunle to access PWD to continue their journey.

Oladeinde noted that Maryland/Mobolaji Bank Anthony would be open to motorists to link the Local Airport and access Murtala Muhammed Airport.

He added that alternately, motorists can go through the Third Mainland Bridge inwards Gbagada to connect Ikorodu/Maryland to reach the Airports.

The Commissioner explained that the event’s expected VIP movement and traffic management were responsible for the alternative routes.

He assured that officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority would be along the alternative routes to ass motorists navigate their movement to ensure the free flow of traffic.

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