Major Roads Set to be Closed as President Buhari Visits Lagos
As President Buhari prepared to visit Lagos tomorrow, 24th April 2019, the State has issued out guidelines for a free flow of traffic.
The one-day visit will see the president Buhari commission a number of state projects including the rehabilitated 10-lane Oshodi – Muritala Muhammed International Airport Road; the 170-Bed ‘Ayinke House’ (Maternity Hospital)) at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) Ikeja; the Lagos State Theatre at Oregun, Ikeja; new 820 Mass Transit Buses and the multi-level Oshodi Transport Interchange along the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway.
The State Ministry of Transportation has thereby notified members of the public, especially motorists, about traffic diversion on some major roads.
A statement released shows that the Presidential visit will hold between the hours of 9.00am and 3.00pm. During this period, traffic along the following routes shall be diverted:
Mobolaji Bank-Anthony Way (coming from the Presidential Wing of Murtala Mohammed Airport to LASUTH Under Bridge), Kodesoh Road, Obafemi Awolowo Way, Kudirat Abiola Way, Ikorodu Road (between Ojota Intersection and Anthony Interchange), Oworonshoki-Apapa Expressway (between Anthony and Oshodi Transport Interchange), International Airport Road through the Local Wing of the airport to Mobolaji Bank-Anthony Way and back to Obafemi Awolowo Way.a
Roads highlighted above shall only be cordoned-off when necessary. Obafemi Awolowo Way and portions of Mobolaji Bank-Anthony shall be closed to traffic because they are central to the President’s itinerary.