Lagos shuts Highway as Buhari visits Ogun

The Lagos State Government has announced traffic diversion from Epe/Ijebu-Ode Highway and Abeokuta Interchange as President Muhammadu Buhari visits Ogun today.

This was disclosed in a statement released by the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation.

Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde assured that alternative routes have been mapped out while the Federal Road Safety Corps in collaboration with the Ogun State Traffic Management Authority, (TRACE) would manage Traffic flow.

He advised motorists from Lagos inbound Abeokuta to use the Lagos-Sango/Abeokuta Road and the Mowe-Ofada-Papalanto-Abeokuta or alternately utilise the Ijebu-Ode, Omu –Ketu, Epe Road to access their destinations.

The closure of the road will however be from 7.00am till 4.00pm in preparation for Buhari’s visit to Ogun.

Oladeinde reaffirmed that traffic management personnel had been drawn from both States to manage the flow of traffic along the aforementioned routes, he also appealed for the cooperation of road users to minimise inconvenience, reduce travel time and foster safety.

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