The Lagos state government has ordered that eighteen different roads in the state be shut down ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s presidential campaign visit.

This was made known by the former minister of state for defence and chairman, transport committee on Buhari’s campaign visit to the state, Mr Demola Seraki, during a press conference in Ikeja.

Demola disclosed that the All Progressives Congress, APC presidential campaign rally will hold on Saturday, 9th of February at the Teslim Balogun stadium in Surulere.

He further said that over 100,000 APC members will be attending the rally and the movement would be diverted on the roads to prevent motorists and commuters from being stranded.

He said: “For instance, Alaka (by Lanre Shittu Motors) on the service lane, inwards stadium will be closed to traffic, while vehicles will be diverted to the stadium bridge on the main carriage way.

“Shitta, inwards stadium, will be closed to traffic and vehicles diverted to Adeniran Ogunsanya street or Akerele extension. Traffic from barracks to stadium on Funsho Williams avenue will be diverted to stadium bridge on the main carriage way to Alaka.”

The affected roads are listed below;

Funsho Williams Avenue, Surulere

Lawanson/Itire /Tejuosho road

Apapa/Costain road

Abebe village

Eric Moore road

Eko Bridge/Apongbon

Marina road

Ikorodu road

Mobolaji Bank Anthony way

Old Toll Gate/Third Mainland Bridge/Obalende

Airport road Oshodi-Oworonshoki expressway

Agege Motor road

Jibowu area

Yaba/Muritala Mohammed wayIddo/Otto

Herbert Macaulay way


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