Lagos announces diversion of traffic as Buhari makes second visit

March 21, 2022

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The Lagos State Government on Monday announced the diversion of traffic with the provision of alternative routes for motorists for the visit of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).


The President will be making a second visit to the state for the inauguration of the new International Terminal at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, on Tuesday, March 22, 2022.


The event is scheduled to hold between 8.00 am and 12 noon.


Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, announced the diversion in a statement, where he explained that the expected movement of VIPs and traffic management of the event called for the plan for the alternative routes.


Oladeinde stated that motorists from Apapa/Oshodi would be able to ply Agege Motor Road to link PWD connecting Works Road or General Adeyinka Adebayo Road to access Oba Akinjobi inward Ikeja General Hospital and then connect Local Airport through the underpass.

Motorists on Agege Motor Road were also 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.

He stated that Maryland/Mobolaji Bank Anthony would be open to motorists to link the Local Airport and access Muritala Muhammed Airport.

The Commissioner added that motorists can go through the Third Mainland Bridge inwards Gbagada to connect Ikorodu/Maryland to reach the Airports as an alternate route.

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

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